Northern England Geology

Below is a list of web sites which are of geological interest.
Please inform the web editor if the website address has changed or no longer exists


Natural History Society of Northumbria: Some of the Society's lectures and field meetings deal with topics related to the Earth Sciences

Tees Valley RIGS Branch.  A group affiliated to UK RIGS. Its purpose is to designate Regionally Important Geological/geomorphological Sites within the former County of Cleveland, (originally forming the northern part of the county of North Yorkshire and the southern part of the county of Durham.) Designating the sites hopes to ensure their preservation for the specialist, the amateur and the geneal public. Information about the sites is given. It is also developing freely downloadable "geotrails".  

Maps of the UK, 1:50,000 AND 1:25,000: Memory Map  Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\Users\John\Desktop\northern-england-geology\mm_logo_kb.jpg      

Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough A museum based in North East England with an extensive collection of rocks, minerals and fossils.

Cumberland Geological Society

Westmorland Geological Society (Westmorland was a former county, now part of Cumbria)

 Craven & Pendle Geological Society

Open University Geological Society

 Yorkshire Geological Society

British Geological Survey (BGS)

Geologists' Association

Geological Society of London

Palaeontological Association

Durham University Department of Geology

Edinburgh Geological Society


Hull Geological Society

Leeds Geological Association

Manchester Geological Association

Midweek Geology Group

Huddersfield Geology Group

North East Yorkshire Geology Trust

Dinosaur Coast Project

Northern GeoSupplies Ltd.

The Vasculum

Gentle Geology


North Eastern Geological Society
(based in Durham)

The above website contains an article written by Holly Cook in the USA who has written an introduction to geology and its fascinating aspects.