TRANSACTIONS

OF THE

HULL

GEOLOG ICAL

SOCIETY

REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDING APRIL, 1895.

 

In presenting the Seventh Annual Report the Committee have to congratulate the members upon a year of steady and continued progress. The membership now stands at 64, being an increase of 5 upon the previous year. The excursions of the Society last summer were, with one or two exceptions, well attended by members and their friends, who had thus opportunities of studying in the field the following formations :-

Post-Glacial ............................. Skipsea.

Glacial .................................... Hessle, Flambro', &c.

Upper Chalk ............................ Flambro'.

Middle Chalk ........................... Flambro', Hessle, Little Weighton.

Lower Chalk ............................. South Ferriby, Speeton.

Neocomian ................................ Speeton.

Oolite ...................................... Newbald, Sancton, Cave, Cloughton Wyke.

Lias ......................................... Whitby, North Cave.

Permian ................................... Knaresboro', Ferrybridge.

 

The meetings of the Society during the Winter months were well attended. The following is a list of the lectures and papers contributed:-

 

The Rivers, Mountains and Volcanoes of Central Africa .............................. Rev. E. Maule Cole, M.A., F.G.S.

New Sections in the Hessle Gravels ............................................................... F. F. Walton, Esq., F.G.S.

The English Lake District ............................................................................. Prof. A. Harker, M.A., F.G.S., (St. John's College, Cambridge.)

Photography as a means to facilitate the study of Geology .......................... J. E. Bedford, Esq., F.G.S., (Ex-President (Lantern Illustrations.) of the Leeds Geological Association.)

Fossil Zones of the Lower Chalk of the South Coast .................................. Rev. H. E. Maddock, M.A., F.G.S.

Life in Time ................................................................................................. E. Boardman, Esq., (Science and Art Department Lecturer.)

 

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