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December 2021

Zoom Talk – The Torridonian and Moine: detritus from the largest mountain belt on Earth

December 9 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

A talk by  Maarten Krabbendam entitled 'Torridon and Morar sandstone: detritus from the largest mountain belt on Earth'   The Torridonian sandstones and the metamorphosed Moine rocks of the Northern Highlands represent a fragment of a vast deposit of Precambrian sandstone. Traditionally, they have been treated separately, but recent detrital zircon dating has shown that parts of the Moine are in fact the same as the Torridon sandstone. Somewhat puzzling, the source of these sandstone is not the nearby Lewisian Gneiss,…

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January 2022

Zoom Talk – A Collector’s Obsession with the Highlands Controversy

January 13, 2022 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

Alastair Mitchell has studied the Highlands Controversy for many years and during this time has collected many documents associated with it.   During this talk Alastair will discuss the Controversy and share take you through some of his his collection of journals and historic maps.   Registration Details to follow soon.   

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February 2022

Zoom Talk – Conserving our Geoheritage

February 10, 2022 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

Our winter talks continue with Colin McFadyn discussing the conservation of our geoheritage with special reference to the North West Highlands Geopark. Registration Details to follow soon.   

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March 2022

Zoom Talk – How Glacial Erosion works

March 10, 2022 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

Discussion with Adrian Hall on the mechanism of glacial erosion with new evidence obtained from the Loch Eriboll area. Registration Details to follow soon.   

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May 2022

Geopark Geotour

May 7, 2022 @ 00:00 - May 13, 2022 @ 00:00
£275.00

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison

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June 2022

Highlands Controversy Geotour

June 4, 2022 @ 00:00 - June 9, 2022 @ 00:00
£235.00

The Highlands Controversy tour follows the pioneering geologists of the 19th century in their attempts to unravel the geological history of the northwest highlands.

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September 2022

Geopark Geotour

September 17, 2022 @ 00:00 - September 23, 2022 @ 00:00
£275.00

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison

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