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Three Pennine Rivers: Geology and Industry

Course Tutor Derek Teasdale

NB: THE MONDAY OPTION FOR THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. PLACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE ON THE THURSDAY OPTION

Mondays starting 2 October 2017, 10.30. Thursdays starting 5 October 2017, 10.30.

Join Derek Teasdale on a field-based course to look at the landscape, geology and industries associated with the Allen, Wear and Derwent Rivers. We will visit Carboniferous outcrops in the Allenbanks / Staward and Derwent Gorges, quarries in the Frosterley Marble and
Great Limestone, and explore the beginnings of the iron and steel industry in Consett.
Three outdoor field days and four indoor session

Cost:£88 (concessions £72)