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  1. Chairman’s ReportPg. 4
  2. Obituary, Mrs Edna Clifford (formerly Edna Parmenter) 1915-2021Pg. 5
  3. ‘Picnic at Bushy Grove’Pg. 6
    Charles Hiscock
  4. Blue Bath Stone: the real colour of Bath Oolite (Middle Jurassic, England)Pg. 9
    Maurice Tucker
  5. A MOOC review: An introduction to geologyPg. 12
    Ayden Sidique
  6. Basalt from Fayoum, EgyptPg. 12
    Graham Hickman
  7. ‘In search of Dinosaur Footprints’ – A field trip to Penarth and Sully in South Wales on Friday 5th May 2023Pg. 14
    Dr Maurice Tucker, Charles Hiscock
  8. Lundy IslandPg. 20
    Jonathan Slack
  9. A Geologist’s world of literaturePg. 26
    David Rowley
  10. Earth Science Podcasts and BBC Radio ProgrammesPg. 29
    David Rowley
  11. Sculptures in Bath Stone (Middle Jurassic oolite): the MicroArt of Bath RiversidePg. 30
    Maurice Tucker
  12. Rare Fossils found by BGS membersPg. 35
    Graham Hickman
  13. The Cliff at Blue Anchor Point: Anatomy of A Buttress AnticlinePg. 37
    David M. Hall
  14. QuizPg. 41
    Kerry Hickman
  15. Holiday rocking in Scotland’s Northwest HighlandsPg. 45
    Charles Hiscock
  16. The Biggest Burrows - Excavated by extinct Pliestocene giant ground Sloths, South AmericaPg. 51
    Maurice Tucker
  17. Rock FacesPg. 55
    Mellissa Freeman
  18. Location map from Sculptures in Bath Stone article on pg. 27Pg. 57
  19. Quiz answers & disclaimerPg. 58

The Journal of the Bath Geological Society

The Purpose of the Journal is to record the activities of the Bath Geological Society. It may include, but is not limited to the following; Chairman’s report for the year, record of the meetings held, list of members including committee, officers of the Society and obituaries. Illustrated articles of geological interest written by members.

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