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Terra Rosa

Categories
Environmental, Erosion

Country
Portugal

Is it safe for school children or families to visit?
No

Do you need permissions to access the location?
No

Description

From Imaggeo.egu.eu: http://imaggeo.egu.eu/view/1280/. This is a type of red clay soil produced from weathering of limestone, here you can see the weathering process in action, with parts of the original limestone still to be seen. The red colour comes from lots of iron oxide from rust forming within the clay.


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Geographic location

-7.8873 W, 37.1465 N