Hutton's Section, Salisbury Crags

HOGG comes to Edinburgh on 11 and 12 July 2019

James Hutton by Sir Henry Raeburn, on display in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The History of Geology Group (HOGG) of the Geological Society of London and the Edinburgh Geological Society are organising an open meeting, Aspects of the History of Geology in Scotland and the North of England, at Surgeons’ Hall, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh.  This meeting will include a programme of talks, several of them given by EGS members, on Thursday 11 July, followed by optional field visits on Friday 12 July. Friday will feature a morning stroll in the Old Town, and an afternoon stroll in the New Town, each two hours long and visiting sites of interest to historians of geology, with the spotlight on Hutton.

Visit HOGG website at https://historyofgeologygroup.co.uk/scotland for further details. Please book in advance, payment can be made by PayPal.  The conference fee of £40 includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments, and an abstracts booklet. The meeting is open to all, you don’t need to be a member of HOGG or EGS to attend.