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HOGG Bulletin

The History of Geology Group

HOGG Bulletin of the History of Geology Group

A HOGG Bulletin is emailed to members and associates to provide up-to-date news of current and forthcoming events and publications of interest to history of geology enthusiasts, supporters and researchers.

It is issued about every six weeks.

If you have any news of events and items of interest to the history of geology community then please do send to the Bulletin Co-ordinator at:

The current Bulletin and past issues can be viewed and downloaded below:

Between January 1995 and (October) 2020 HOGG circulated a Newsletter three times a year – past issues are available here: newsletter

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Field Meeting: Malvern Rocks: geology in a Victorian health resort

A.C. Ramsay: insights into mid-19th century geology from his papers

Field Meeting: Malvern Rocks: geology in a Victorian health resort


Past Meetings

The ‘Discovery’ of the Silurian: following in the footsteps of Murchison.

Geological drugs and prophylactics – discovering how knowledge of geology was used in the past to prevent disease and protect against ailments

The history of petroleum exploration: evolving technologies based on a handful of underlying principles.

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