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Mary Morland (1797-1857) was a well-known scientific illustrator 🖌️ who married Oxford's first Reader in Geology, William Buckland (1784-1856), in 1825. This is her drawing of a Meglosaurus jaw, the first ever dinosaur 🦖 to be named & described by Buckland in 1824! 🎨🦕👩‍🎨

We are excited to announce the return of our Lapworth Lecture series!
Dr Emma Dunne, 30th May @emmadnn
Dr Jordan Bestwick, 6th June @JordanBestwick1
You can attend in person or virtually! ➡️https://bit.ly/LapLectures
@geology_bham @Palaeo_Bham @WGCG_UK @BCGeoSoc #FossilFriday

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Knoydart on Scotland's W. coast has rocks older than complex life! The bedrock mostly belongs to the Morar Group: sediments deposited in shallow seas >550 mya then metamorphosed (heated/squished). Recent glaciations carved the sea lochs, corries & other features we see today.

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❓Have you registered for #PalAss22? This is your very last chance since the registration closes today.

‼️Don't miss the chance to join the 66th meeting of the Palaeontological Association: https://tinyurl.com/y4dejtua

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