Lecture: Geology of the Himalaya made simple

Speaker: Dr Danny Clark-Lowes

Entry Fee

Members: Free

Visitors: £5 on the door at BRLSI or book via Eventbrite to access on Zoom

Date and Time

19:30 -


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

Lecture Description

The talk will follow the route of a ‘megatransect’ from the Indian Plate across the Himalayan Mountain Range to the Tibetan Plateau on the Eurasian Plate.

Dr Danny Clark-Lowes (Cambridge and London Universities) is a geologist with over 40 years experience who worked for Shell and other companies before founding Nubian Consulting with a focus on North Africa. He is the author of numerous publications on the geology of Libya and edited the Geol Soc Special Publication ‘Petroleum Geology of North Africa (1998). He is also a keen mountaineer who has climbed in the Swiss Alps and in the Himalaya where he has been leading trips for over seven years. His guide to the Himalaya was published in November 2022 by the Geologist’s Association (Guide No 76).

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