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Post by MWP admin » Tue Jan 22, 2008 6:36 pm

Souvegneir from Gozo hills
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Post by D. Cilia » Tue Jan 22, 2008 7:53 pm

Beautiful and very interesting picture of a clay 'talus' (slope) which of course look much more smooth and solid in winter, due to the presence of water which makes the clay 'flow' to a certain degree. The contrast can be seen during the summer when the slope dries up and becomes marked by huge cracks.

For who is even minutely interested in geology, also note the alternating horizontal bands of dark and lighter material within the clay itself. The lighter parts usually contain much more carbonates than the dark ones, making the clay more similar to limestone in composition (sometimes called 'marl' when the carbonate content is high enough).

May I ask exactly where this photograph was taken?

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Post by Glimbo » Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:29 pm

Hi MWP. Great image. I wonder how fast this feature is advancing. 8) g.

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