Recording, conserving and promoting the landscape and rocks of the Sheffield region


Geology of Wharncliffe

Saturday 8th April 2017, from 10.00 am until about 12.30 pm

Peter Kennett will lead this event. A range of rock types will be examined in several places between the starting point and the top of the Crags, seeking evidence for how they might have formed, and trying to model the processes with sand and water. The influence of the geology on the landscape will also be discussed. Bring strong footwear and waterproofs. Meet at the River Don bridge, Station Road, Deepcar SK291981 at 10.00. Scheduled to finish at about 12.30. Contact Wharncliffe Heathlands Trust for further details