Discordance Gorafe

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Discordance Gorafe

Very illustrative example of unconformity. These horizontal limestones of the Gorafe-Huélago Formation, of the lower Pliocene (Alfambriense), are discordantly arranged on a highly folded and eroded mesozoic-paleogenic substrate, with almost vertical layers at this point.


Location info

  • Municipio: Gorafe
  • Comarca: Guadix
  • Superficie: 7 ha
  • Periodo: Cretaceous/Continental Pliocene
Coordinates: 37.503285, -3.084166