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Issue 89 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published December 2021
Dec30

Issue 89 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published December 2021

Issue 89 Contents List: published December 2021 highland fling - Earth's oldest rocks ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 highland fling - A chance to stand on Earth’s oldest rocks HIGHLAND FLING A chance to stand on Earth’s oldest rocks GROOVES REVEAL THEIR ICY ORIGINS Sandstone gives up its secrets KABOOM – THE MOON! How we got our moon – read all about it A HOLE LOT OF GEOLOGY The holes beneath our feet THE...

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Rockstars 2021 Winners and Entrants Announced
Nov06

Rockstars 2021 Winners and Entrants Announced

Rockwatch is delighted to launch a showcase of this year’s Rockstars 2021 Competition Winners and Entries in a short movie. The range and standard of entries was incredibly high, giving judges a difficult job in choosing this year’s winners. As Rockwatch Chair, Susan Brown comments, “The Rockwatch competition continues to inspire many young geologists to produce a diverse range of projects, hopefully igniting a...

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Live Talks, Workshops and Discussions at vFestival of Geology 2021
Oct31

Live Talks, Workshops and Discussions at vFestival of Geology 2021

This year’s live talks, workshops and break out discussion rooms at the Virtual Festival of Geology 2021 are a fascinating mix of topics to appeal to any young geology enthusiast. The events are all taking place live on Saturday 6th November  2021 so make sure you put the day aside to immerse yourself in the full programme of events. Live Talks  The lectures all feature a live Q & A with the speaker afterwards...

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Join Us for Some Wonderful Geology Walks this Sunday 7 November
Oct27

Join Us for Some Wonderful Geology Walks this Sunday 7 November

As part of this year’s Virtual Festival of Geology, the GA will run 3 Urban walks in the London area and we’d love you to join us. All 3 walks begin at 11am and will be half-day trips on Sunday 7th November 2021. Tickets cost £5 per person and booking is essential so hurry to book your places! If you can’t join us on these walks, the same link will take you to Walks around the Country that are being organised by our Local Groups and...

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Tickets are now available for the FREE vFestival of Geology 2021
Oct21

Tickets are now available for the FREE vFestival of Geology 2021

Please book to join Rockwatch at the vFestival of Geology 2021 on Saturday 6th November. Tickets are completely FREE! Just head on over to the Eventbrite site and choose which tickets you’d like entry into: various breakout discussion rooms a number of live talks the Discovery Room Activities including Rockwatch’s Passport Challenge!...

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Michele’s Calcite Crystals from Lulworth Cove
Oct15

Michele’s Calcite Crystals from Lulworth Cove

This week’s fabulous find was discovered by young geology enthusiast Michele from iconic Lulworth Cove in Dorset on the Jurassic Coastline. Sending in details about her specimen for further investigation, Michele wondered if her rock might be fossilised wood, grass or plant matter. Rockwatch Ambassador Michael explains that clues to its form lie in its fibrous appearance as well as its location. Resembling the fibrous texture of beef,...

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