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Rockwatch with the Ichthyosaurs in Somerset
Feb20

Rockwatch with the Ichthyosaurs in Somerset

A great time was had by all! Rockwatchers were introduced to the Ichthyosaur fossils at the Alfred Gillet Museum in Street, Somerset. Experts took them on a private tour to see some of the best Ichthyosaur fossils in the country!

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Jurassic fossil hunt in Dorset – Saturday 24 March 2018
Jan17

Jurassic fossil hunt in Dorset – Saturday 24 March 2018

Don’t miss a great opportunity to hunt for Jurassic fossils with Bob Chandler, an expert on the geology of the Dorset area with Rockwatch on Saturday March 24 from 10.30am-3.30pm. Find out more and book a place!

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Rockwatchers at the Festival of Geology
Nov10

Rockwatchers at the Festival of Geology

Rockwatch had a great time at the Festival of Geology last weekend at UCL, London. Loads of you can and lots of you helped as well. It was really good to see you all – thanks for making the event such a success! Put it in your diaries now for 2018 – first Saturday of November. See you...

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Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor – More reading for you!
Sep28

Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor – More reading for you!

For plate tectonics and the ocean floor, there’s lots of fascinating detail online. Try some of these start words; oceanic crust, oceanic trench, lithosphere, Moho, Glomar Challenger, joidesresolution, black smokers, Alfred Wegener, magnetic stripes. These sites will lead you onto lots of other locations – happy exploring. Also online, Metageologist provides lots of reading about metamorphic rocks and connected topics. If...

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Vital for fossil hunters!  New NHM Fossil Explorer app.
Jun01

Vital for fossil hunters! New NHM Fossil Explorer app.

The Natural History Museum has just released a new version of their Fossil Explorer app. So, now that the sunny weather is here, it’s time to go on a fossil hunt. Then you can get on the app and see what you’ve found.  It’s a field guide to common fossils in Britain. And when you’ve discovered what it is you’ve found don’t forget to let us at Rockwatch know. Just go to the NHM website to download...

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Don’t miss the Rockwatch Fieldtrip to Bracklesham on July 22
May18

Don’t miss the Rockwatch Fieldtrip to Bracklesham on July 22

Rockwatchers had such a great day fossil collecting in Bracklesham a few weks ago.  Wonderful fossils were found as you can see! And now you can have another opportunity to go there on July 22nd.  Hopefully you’ll need to bring sun screen! A great day out for the family!

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