Lecture: Mapping the Chalk (and Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous) with particular emphasis on the recent mapping work in the Devizes/Salisbury area

Speaker: Dr. Andy Farrant, British Geological Survey

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

The BGS has recently remapped the Devizes area as part of its 1:50K mapping programme. This talk will provide an update on the geology of this fascinating area and provide new insights into the Chalk of Salisbury Plain and the Upper Greensand of the Devizes area, including the ‘Potterne Rock’ and the Portlandian of the Pewsey Vale.



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