News: Nov 2018

  1. Wesham Erratic

    24/11/2018 A request was made to the group to investigate a large boulder removed from the footings during the building of Fylde football ground. The boulder is being used as a water feature which accounts for the white (Calcium) streaks The boulder is granite weighing approx. 10 tons and is an erratic carried by the […]

  2. Preesall Salt, 06/11/2018           Evaluation trip for a Potential Preesall Geotrail

    George Williamson, Christine Critchley and Barbara Gordon walked the circuit intended for a Geotrail around the Preesall salt caverns The area is steeped in industrial history involving the removal of the Triassic salt deposits buried beneath several meters of glacial and post glacial material and capped by Mercia mudstone. About halfway we were met by […]