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PN Torres del Paine | Turbidite rocks
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A set of layers of sedimentary rocks originating from the consolidation of mainly fine-grained deposits that were transported from a continental shelf down into the deep sea by so-called turbidity flows. Later on, these rocks were uplifted and tilted.

Wednesday 21 February 2018 by Martin Mergili in South America / Chile (1324 visits)