Geology in a cemetery near you (east Oxford)

23 October, 3:00 pm

1 hrPWYD

Tour, Interactive | Environment & Nature, Geology, History

Geology in a cemetery near you (east Oxford)

For geologists, almost any urban cemetery provides a valuable opportunity to do scientific field work in your neighbourhood – and at no cost. Join geologists Nina Morgan and Philip Powell on a guided geological walk through an east Oxford cemetery: you’ll never look at a cemetery in the same way again.

The route includes rough ground and is not suitable for wheelchairs.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Spaces are strictly limited, so exact location is advised upon booking.

Nina Morgan is a geologist, science writer and Honorary Associate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH). She has a DPhil in Geology and writes about a wide range of science and technology subjects, including a regular columns about the history of geology for Geoscientist magazine (the membership magazine of the Geological Society of London), and contributes blogs to the OUMNH website.

Philip Powell is a former curator of geology and an Honorary Associate at the OUMNH. He has special interests in fossils, building stones and local geology and is the author of The Geology of Oxfordshire, published by Dovecote Press.

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Location:

Cowley Road, Oxford, UK