Publications

Front Cover of Rocks and Landscapes of Huddersfield book
Front Cover
Explore the many contrasting landscapes of this part of  West Yorkshire.  The hills and valleys of today reflect how geological processes have changed the original rock foundations:
  • Find out about these rock structures, minerals and weathering.
  • Read about the marine fossils around Huddersfield – including the Brockholes fish.
  • See pictures of the tree fossils found in local quarries.
This book contains a geological map of the Huddersfield district, cross sections and lots of sketches and photographs.  In 1998 the Huddersfield Geology Group received the Lasmo Geological Challenge Award for this book. ISBN 0-9532828-0-5. To purchase the book contact us. Sample page:              

NEXT FIELD TRIP

Saturday & Sunday 19  & 20th May:  Weekend away, based on Shap and some Permian strata near Appleby and Dufton.
(NB Dry Rig quarry etc day (cancelled due to snow) will now be on 29th July.)

NEXT TALK

14th May:  Members' contribution evening.  We have a great range of talks;
'Some thoughts on the origins of plants'
'Why is there so much mud?'
'Volcanism in the Bay of Naples'
'Porto Santo - in the Madieran Archipelego'

UPCOMING EVENTS

A walk around Huddersfield looking at its building stones:
Thursday 19th July, 7 pm.  See Discover Huddersfield site for further details.