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Ivybridge U3A Geology group
Led by Victor Abbott 01752 896330
If you have ever walked along the beach and wondered how the incredible rock formations were created in our local cliffs or you delight in the simple geometric
beauty of crystals and fossils, you now have the opportunity to join our
Geology group to find out more.   
Meetings will be held inside in the winter and outdoors on beaches or in quarries during the summer.
We will be learning how to identify the rocks you find.  
We will also cover subjects like crystals, mineral ores and fossils.   
We have plenty of space for new members.
The Geology group meet on the 3rd Friday morning of each month from
10.00 - 12.00 pm in Bittaford village hall.  
Victor Abbott, The use of "marine seismics" to determine sub-seabed geology.
Ray Holland, Ray will talk about the boundary area of Europe and Asia, and will describe the formation of the Black Sea and the Mediterranean amongst other things.
Jean Sherrell, Jean will cover what she has researched about when and where the rocks on Portland were formed and how that has determined the geology and commercial importance of that part of Dorset.
Easter break - no meeting.
Field trip.
Graham Meade,  New Zealand.
Victor Abbott,  Greece and Athens.
Summer break - no meeting.
Minerals - six talks by group members.
Local geological sites.
Geology in the written and visual arts.
Jan 18 -
Feb 15 -

Mar 15 -

Apr 19 -
May 17 -
Jun 21 -
Jul 19 -
Aug 16 -
Sep 20 -
Oct 18 -
Nov 15 -
Dec 20 -
Programme for 2019