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Cordillera de la Sal | Folded rocks
WI_ch339b_002.jpg Cordillera de la Sal  |  Río San PedroThumbnailsCordillera de la Sal  |  Pyroclastic layer

The Cordillera de la Sal consists of a sequence of clastic and evaporitic sedimentary layers evolved in and around an ancient salt flat as well as of pyroclastic deposits. The entire package has been tilted and folded due to tectonic compression.

Wednesday 7 February 2018 by Martin Mergili in South America / Chile (3291 visits)