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Glenarm and Carnlough

This trip will focus on mainly Glenarm and Carnlough with a talk from Mary Watson from the Carnlough Community Hub.  This will be easily accessible to all members and will be in the village of Carnlough.  We will be stopping at Garron Point and a few other locations between Carnlough and Glenarm. 

To celebrate our 70th Year of the Belfast Geologists’ Society we will be taking a few trips using the famous excursion guide created by 

Emeleus, C H, and Preston, J. 1969. Field excursion guide to the Tertiary Volcanic rocks of Ireland.

This trip will look at the geodiversity and biodiversity of a few sites along this coastal stretch with a discussion of the geoheritage of the area.  We will be looking at the original field excursion summary and will have the opportunity to look at recent geological maps linked to the East Antrim coast.