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Part III - Spain

The final field trip of the Earth Sciences degree, during the Easter holidays of Part III is to the Betic mountain range in southern Spain (Almeria), a region with exceptionally varied geology in an active plate-boundary setting. There is something spectacular for all tastes: metamorphic basements, overlying reefs, evaporites and turbidite basins, volcanic centres, and major fault zones.  The area provides excellent geological revision in a memorable environment.

 


 

 

Clare Donaldson details the adventures of the Part III students on their final field trip to Spain in April 2016

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