Lecture: Geology and Penguins

Speaker: Dr. D. Brook, Department of the Environment

Entry Fee

Members: Free

Visitors: £5.00

Date and Time

19:00 -

Location

Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN


Lecture Description

Within its historical and geological context, this talk illustrates the landscape, geomorphology, geology and wildlife of the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia and the Theron Mountains, Antarctica, which were only discovered by the Trans-Antarctic Expedition in 1956. The talk is based on the speaker’s work as a geologist with the British Antarctic Survey including time in the Antarctic in 1965-1967.



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