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Introduction to the English Riviera Global Geopark (Torquay)

This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in the Geopark and particularly the geology of the area. Torbay has an intensely rich geological heritage that has been recognised by UNESCO.

On this course we will introduce you to some geological concepts and ideas that will help you to understand the landscape of Torbay and its connection with the bay we see today. It will be of particular interest to anyone considering a role as a Geopark Ambassador volunteer, or for anyone who just wants to know more about the natural history of Torbay.

We will look at geology as a whole and apply our learning to the local environment. You will have a good understanding of the geopark and what aspects of the landscape make it of particular scientific interest. You will understand what the local environment was like at different times in the Earth’s history and be able to explain the processes that created the rocks we see today.

You will learn to read and interpret geological maps and be able to put together a cross-section of the earth’s crust.

For further information about this course please contact Torquay Adult and Community Learning on 01803 540865 or email [email protected]

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AL9F811PDC 30/09/2019 - 09/12/2019 MON 18:45:00:0 - 20:45:00:0 10 £82.50
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