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The 2016 Regional Groups Joint Photo Competition

Friday, November 25, 2016 4:58
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The 2015 winner, 'Stair Hole' by Kevin Privett

The 2015 winner, ‘Stair Hole’ by Kevin Privett

The Joint Regional Groups Photo Competition is back – and there’s still a month to get your entries in!

This year, ten of our Regional Groups have joined forces – the competition is open to all who meet the entry criteria who live or work in the postal districts of:

The deadline for all entries is 31 December 2016

Theme one: ‘Water – Changing the Geology of Britain & Ireland’

1st Prize 

  • £200 Sponsored by Envireau Water

2nd Prize

  • £150 Sponsored by Geotechnical Engineering Limited

3rd Prize

  • £100 Sponsored by RSK

4th Prize

  • £50 Sponsored by Structural Soils
The 2014 winner, ‘Etna Beneath our Feet’ by Malcolm Nugent

The 2014 winner, ‘Etna Beneath our Feet’ by Malcolm Nugent

Theme two: ‘Fieldwork Britannica’

16-18 Year Old Category

1st Prize 

  • 1x ‘BGS Geological field techniques’ (Oxford University Press)
  • plus ‘Rite in the Rain Geological Society Field Notebook’
  • plus Compass Clinometer and Hand Lens

2nd Prize

  • 1x ‘BGS Geological field techniques’ (Oxford University Press)
  • plus ‘Rite in the Rain Geological Society Field Notebook’

3rd Prize

  • 1x ‘BGS Geological field techniques’ (Oxford University Press)

All prizes in the 16-18 year old category are supported by Hydrock Group UK and the host Regional Groups of the Society

Undergraduates and Graduates category

1st Prize 

  • 1x GSL Special Publication Voucher
  • plus BGS Bedrock Geology UK North and South (1:625 000 maps)
  • plus Rite in the Rain Geological Society Field Notebook

2nd Prize

  • 1x GSL Special Publication Voucher
  • plus BGS Bedrock Geology UK North and South (1:625 000 maps)

3rd Prize

  • 1x GSL Publishing House Special Publication Voucher

All prizes in the undergraduates and graduates category are supported by the Geological Society’s Publishing House and Hydrock Group UK

For the complete rules, including the list of eligible postcode areas, visit our website.

Good luck!

2015's 2nd place, ‘Hafrahvammar Canyon, Iceland’ by John Schroder (Top Left), 3rd, ‘Dramatic Cliff Failure of Permian Red Beds at Babbacombe near Torquay’ by Scott O'Neil Gwilliams (Top Right), Highly Commended ‘Strokkur Geysir, South Iceland’ by Fiona Townley (Bottom Right) and 'Whaleback Fold, Bude, Cornwall’ by Tim Wright (Bottom Left)

2015’s 2nd place, ‘Hafrahvammar Canyon, Iceland’ by John Schroder (Top Left), 3rd, ‘Dramatic Cliff Failure of Permian Red Beds at Babbacombe near Torquay’ by Scott O’Neil Gwilliams (Top Right), Highly Commended ‘Strokkur Geysir, South Iceland’ by Fiona Townley (Bottom Right) and ‘Whaleback Fold, Bude, Cornwall’ by Tim Wright (Bottom Left)

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