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Pen Hill Geo Walk “The southern slopes of Pen Hill – 200 million years of geology on Wells doorstep” Walk part 1

August 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

A walk led by geologist Doug Robinson tracing ~ 200 million years of Earth history from the Carboniferous to Jurassic periods, from the southern tropics across the equator into desert settings then invasion by the Jurassic seas. Route is ~ 4.5 km with overall elevation gain of ~ 130 m. Walk along public footpaths and ~ 100m along narrow road, with no footpath.

Meet in Milton/Split Rock quarry, Wells (ST 5389 4709) (Max 15 places). Parking along upper part of Milton Lane between ST 5413 4694 and ST5425 4668; do not to park on actual lane or block gateways – beware large stone blocks are hidden in grass verge on west side of lane.