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Some other sites which may interest you

National organisations for the amateur and professional:

The Geologists Association

The Geological Society



Some neighbouring societies:

East Herts Geology Club

Bedfordshire & Luton Geology Group

Bucks Earth Heritage Group

Amateur Geological Society 

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A Local Group of the Geologists Association


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The society is for anyone interested in geology, 
whether beginners or experienced.
This is our 45th year!

We hold monthly talks on a wide range of earth science topics. We have several day and weekend field trips a year and sometimes a longer foreign excursion.   
Click here for a downloadable version of the full 2019 programme.
You can also download the latest Newsletter in electronic format.

Next talk:
Thursday 10th January 2019, 7:30pm
Dr. John Smallwood (University College London)
"Early measurements of the density of the Earth"  

Annual subscriptions are due soon
You can pay 2019 subscriptions at the January or February meeting.

Remember, all our talks now take place at Oaklands College.
Click here to download detailed directions to the new venue.

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Or fill in a paper version at the next HGS meeting. 
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Learn about local geology

Introduction to the Geology Of Hertfordshire

Geological trails and guides
We are starting to build up a collection of downloadable geological trails, and guides to geologically interesting locations.   The first ones can be seen on the 'Trails and Guides' page.

Sites of special geological interest
A number of sites in Hertfordshire are officially designated as important for their geology or geomorphology.  Details and map

For lots of interesting information on Hertfordshire Puddingstone
visit the East Herts Geology Club's puddingstone page


"Hertfordshire Geology and Landscape" 
Click here for more details of the book and how to 
obtain a copy.