Teme Valley Geological Society

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  • Based in the Worcestershire village of Martley in the UK.
  • As a GeoVillage it is one of several villages across Europe which have outstanding geology.
  • Hold regular talks delivered by leading geologists.
  • Organise field trips from summer evening rambles to foreign field trips.
  • Research, conserve and promote local geology sites.
  • Engage in projects to carry out research on local geology and landforms.
  • Run courses in rocks, minerals, fossils and all things rock related.

Next Talk

Mon 23 January 2023 7.30pm 

David M Hill  SulGeology Ltd

The Geology of Yemen: An overview


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See content from last meeting – Mon 28th Nov

The full presentation wil be available for viewing soon!

Knighton NW corner in development

From Graeme, download. an article on the huge dragon flies that existed in the Carboniferous.


A Storyville documentary in which film-maker Werner Herzog pays homage to French volcanologists Katia and Maurice Krafft, who were killed in a pyroclastic flow in Japan in 1991.
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