15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Leap into Jurassic

A geology history of Iberia left important and remarkable features as these tilting Jurassic successions that dip to East int he unconsolidated sediments. The Iberian continuous compression and extension phases suffered since the Pangea breaks-up led to a great deformation of the rocky substrate.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Baleal, Portugal
Camera: NIKON D5300
Copyright: © Alex Righetti