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Siccar Point

Following the Footsteps of Hutton Siccar Point is famous in the history of geology for Hutton’s Unconformity found in 1788, which James Hutton regarded as conclusive proof of his uniformitarian theory of geological development. The point is located about an hour east of Edinburgh in Berwickshire. The plan is to spend an afternoon at the site in on the 23rd …

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Garden of Cosmic Speculation Field Trip

Sunday 4 May 2008 The Garden of Cosmic Speculation near Dumfries was created by the renowned American designer and architectural critic Charles Jencks and his late wife Maggie Keswick. The garden contains many landforms, sculptures, bridges, terraces, fences and other architectural works inspired by science and cosmogony. An example of Charles Jencks work is the fancy sculptured lawn at the front of the Gallery …

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