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Look inside William Smith’s STRATA and learn more with the Virtual Festival of Geology 2020

Posted on 11 Oct 2020

Enjoy the Virtual Festival of Geology for free from the comfort of your own home on 7 and 8 November 2020, including an exciting virtual Discovery Room featuring live workshops, experiments and downloads.

Diana Clements and John Henry, contributors to STRATA William Smith’s Geological Maps and secretaries of the Geologists’ Association and History of Geology Group, will be hosting an in-person guided tour through London’s Kensal Green Cemetery in search of historical geologists and civil engineers including the controversial founder of the Geological Society, George Bellas Greenough, and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

For more information on how to participate, visit: www.festivalofgeology.org.uk

Get 20% off your copy of STRATA William Smith’s Geological Maps by entering code GEOLOGY20 at check out.

This book is a definitive reference that showcases the groundbreaking work of William Smith, ‘the unsung father of English geology’. Created in collaboration with Oxford University Museum of Natural History, this sumptuous and comprehensive evaluation offers a complete presentation of Smith’s hand-coloured geological maps, tables of strata and geological cross sections, accompanied by evocative period drawings and James Sowerby’s illustrations of Smith’s fossils.

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William Smith’s Geological Maps Robert Macfarlane