EarthCache

Origens [S. Miguel - Açores]

A cache by Cagarros Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 1/3/2013
In Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

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Uma vista magnífica sobre toda a parte central da ilha. Tire algumas fotos e partilhe a experiência. An amazing view over the whole central part of the island. Take some photographs and share your experience.


Origens [S. Miguel - Açores]

A ilha de S. Miguel, assim como todas as restantes ilhas do arquipélago, é de origem vulcânica.
Contudo, a ilha como a conhecemos hoje, não teve apenas um vulcão ou complexo vulcânico na sua origem mas sim vários. 

Sobre a EarthCache:

1- Quais os nomes dos complexos vulcânicos que estão na origem da ilha S. Miguel do mais antigo para o mais recente? 

2- O GZ encontra-se em que complexo vulcânico?

3- Qual a profundidade da cratera?

4- Que tipo(s) de rocha(s) pode observar no local?

5- Observa algum tipo de estratificação? Se sim descreva.

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St. Michael's island, as all the other islands on the azorean archipelago is from volcanic origin. 
But, St. Michael as we know it today, was not created from one volcano nor a volcanic complex but various.

About the EarthCache:

1- Which are the names of the volcanic complexes that gave shape to St. Michael's island from the oldest to the newest?

2- The GZ belongs to which volcanic complex?

3- What is the depth of the crater?

4- What type or types of rocks can you see at the site?

5- Can you observe stratification? If yes describe it.

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