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A Building Stones Guide to Central Manchester
Third Edition (2014)
Four self-guided walks through the city centre
Now available to purchase
Geologists' Association Conference 2019

Geological Resources in the North West: Past, Present and Future

Friday 18 - Sunday 20 October 2019

Venues: The University of Manchester and Manchester Museum

The provisional outline programme can be seen here

Booking for the conference is now open

Links to information related to the field trips:
Building Stones of ManchesterThird Edition of the book
Williamson Tunnels TourWilliamson Tunnels Heritage Centre
Williamson Tunnels - Wikipedia
Going Underground - digging out the Williamson Tunnels (YouTube 7'08")
Lower Carboniferous and Ribblesdale Cement Works, ClitheroeRibblesdale Cement Works (26 photos on Geograph)
Ribblesdale Cement Works community page
Ribblesdale cement kilns
Clitheroe Geotrail - GeoLancashire
Apedale Geotrail and Heritage CentreApedale heritage centre
MGA Field trip to Apedale Coal Mine and Heritage Centre - May 2009
An Outline of the Geology of the North Staffordshire Coalfield
Investigations to detect an abandoned coal-mine access shaft, Apedale