Geological talk and walk

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 2019-03-30
12:00 am

Event Price
Adults R50. Scholars No Charge

Event Contact Details
Enquiries and bookings email heatherscott.library@gmail.com

Location
Simon’s Town Library Hall
St. George's Road, Simon's Town
Cape Town
Western Cape


Description

Emeritus Prof. John Rogers of UCT will give an introductory talk on the geology of part of the False Bay Coastline, and then lead us on a geological walk, from Boulders south entrance, southwards towards Fisherman’s Beach. A geological oceanographer with strong ties to this area, Prof. Rogers will explain what geological forces, from volcanic eruptions to slow tectonic creep, created the geological formations of this area. His recently published book “Geological Adventures in the Fairest Cape – Unlocking the Secrets of its Scenery” will be on sale for R350.