Cumberland & Lake District

Upcoming meeting

The Cumberland and Lake District Regional Branch will be holding it’s next meeting tomorrow, Friday 4 February at 16:00.

There will be several presentations on west africa drilling, Timor Leste drilling, local geology, onshore UK, Eden valley palaeoclimatology and archaeology.

Butchers Arms Crosby Ravensworth, 15 minutes from M6 junction 39 via Shap (famously named from a combination of two unmentionable words), or more scenically, 20 minutes from junction 39 via Orton.

Update from the last meeting:

Five met at Boot and Shoe Greystoke on Monday December 27th.

One senior member hors de combat.

Mostly consultants and one academic/consultant.

Very enjoyable catch-up discussing Venus, Graff and Anchois wells in Namibia and Morocco, all of which were spudded early December.

Also discussed onshore England exploration.

Danny Clark-Lowes gave a talk on early mapping of the Himalayas.

Dave Bodecott presented some new exposures of Carboniferous in the Greystoke area and some local examples of geological aesthetics based on local construction projects.


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