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Welcome to the LGS website.

The LGS President Professor Silvia Gonzalez welcomes you, one and all to the 156th Session of
the LGS.

The LGS Presidential Address
is entitled 'Santorini Volcano: Natural History and Archaeology' in which
Silvia Gonzalez will give her talk on Tuesday, 21st
October 2014 @ 7:30 pm
in Lecture Theatre 137.
Many thanks to The World Museum who have sent the following photos. Click on the photo to view the Slideshow.
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WLCT Museums presents
The Appley Bridge Meteorite

on Monday, 13th October 2014
From 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm
Venue:
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street,
WIGAN, WN1 1NU
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Liverpool Iceland Holiday 2016
I am pleased to announce that preparations are in
hand for the next expedition to Iceland which will take place from 29th July to 12 August 2016.  In an attempt
to offer some new experiences for people who
habitually visit the country, this trip will focus solely on
the northern area with longer stop overs in the chosen centres.

Highlights will include:-
A tour of the Snaefellsness Peninsula
A visit to Flatey (weather dependant)
Tours of the Northern Fjords and boat safari
A visit to Husavik and whale watching trip
Time exploring the volcanic features around Myvatn
Return via Akuryeri, the Kjolar route and the Golden Circle

The estimated cost will be in the region of £2,200.  This will include:-
Flights from Manchester or Heathrow
Coach, driver and Icelandic guide
All hotel accommodation
Most meals
Whale watching, boat safari, trip to Flatey, swimming pool visit in Myvatn.

Places are limited to 25 people so an expression of definite interest would be appreciated at this time.  Please email Hazel Clark on
h.e.clark@ljmu.ac.uk  Donít delay as you may well be disappointed!!!

Hoping to hear from you soon

Best wishes

Hazel




Celebrating the 100th Anniversary
of the Meteorite Fall
exactly 100 years ago to the day.



  Join us to enjoy a fascinating insight
  into the fall and discovery of the Appley
  Bridge meteorite in 1914, as told
  through newspaper reports and archive
  documents of the time. The meteorite
  explosions, fireball, the confusion with
  enemy Zeppelins, the confiscation of the
  meteorite by the police and its
  subsequent release for analysis will all
  be told. A sample of the actual meteorite
  will be on display together with the
  beautiful cast of the meteorite. There
  will also be samples to handle from the
  British and Irish Meteorite Society.

  'The Appley Bridge Meteorite' book,
  launced at the event, includes previously
  unseen images of the meteorite from
  around the World.  Signed copies will be
  available for purchase.

  Places are limited, so to book please
  phone 01942 828 128 or email:
  museumofwiganlifebookings@wlct.org.

LGS LIBRARY SURPLUS JOURNALS

  Anyone wishing to get their hands on the
  LGS Journals can do so now. Phone
  Mike Collins on 01257 421162 for your
  copy of:-

  (Q)JGS London: nearly all parts 1940,
  1946-2000
  NW Geologist: singles 2-8, 13: many 12,
  14-17.
  Geological Journal: nearly complete run
  Vol 3 (1062) to Vol 31.
  Amateur Geologist: Vol 6 (1972) to Vol
  11.
  Liverpool Geological Assoc: 1907-1909
  New Series 2,3,4.  Continued...