Focus on Sedimentary Environments

A Pliocene carbonate beach

Roman Quarry near Cala Pi, Mallorca, Spain

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The quarry from the sea. The light-coloured rocks in the lower part of the picture are Pliocene. They are overlain by orange-brown Pleistocene aeolianites.

Large-scale structures

What is the significance of the gently seaward-dipping bedding surfaces in the Pliocene sediments?

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