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stop pressMENDIP ROCKS! 2014 FESTIVAL

MENDIP ROCKS! 2014
Festival strats 26 September and ends 30 October 2014

Mendip Rocks! 2014 is back for its fourth year of events that bring alive the millions of years of the fascinating geology of the Mendip Hills.

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FESTIVAL OF GEOLOGY’
Saturday 1 November 10.30 – 4.30
University College London

A day of geological family fun! Visit Rockwatch in the Discovery Room to race trilobites, make a Jurassic diorama, sift sand for sharks’ teeth, make your own fossils and more. FREE EVENT! No need to book – just come along. Suitable all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

More Details: www.geologistsassociation.org.uk

 
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Your geological questions answered by the Rockwatch Science Editors.
 
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Some Rockhounds collect minerals, some collect fossils and some collect rocks - which kind are you?
 
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The nationwide club for young geologists - that's who! Go here to get the low down on the greatest club on Earth!!

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Rockwatch Magazine
Living with earthquakes, a mineral journey and the hidden geological dangers of surfing - all this and much more in the latest magazine...

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Report: Jurassic take-away
Rockwatch Science Editor, Professor Peter Doyle, encounters fossilised dinosaur sick - more on this page..

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Geology in Museums Factcard
Rockwatch have produced a fantastic new factcard featuring details about museums with geological collections.
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Geological news from external sources:
Plesiosaur fossil found at Loch Ness (BBC)
Dinosaur stolen from museum (BBC)
First geological map of Everest (BBC)
Journey to the center of the Earth (BBC)
"Boxgrove Man" site saved (BBC)
Mount Etna eruptions predicted? (BBC)
Hominid fossils older than thought (BBC)
Fossil clues about ancient plants (BBC)
New salamander fossil (Chicago University)
Sea monster with a toothache (BBC)