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“Six Quarries” wooded walking trail

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Monsanto, the largest green area of Lisbon, provided much of the limestone used in the expansion of Lisbon during the nineteenth century.
The place known as "Six Quarries", where craters formed by ancient quarries were recovered by nature, retains notable Mediterranean forests that can be enjoyed by walking this pedestrian path of 3.4 km.
This ...
 © Rui Nunes 2012Photo ID: 486062    View Count: 243

Baixa de Sete Moinhos

Alcântara, Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Old photo (date unknown, probably from the middle of the 20th century) of Baixa de Sete Moinhos limestone quarry, Lisbon.
 © Rui Nunes 2012Photo ID: 486955    View Count: 264

Basalt outcrop with zeolites

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Basalt outcrop with zeolites belonging to the Lisbon volcanic complex.
 © Martins da PedraPhoto ID: 572950    View Count: 105

Cabeço de Montemor

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Cabeço de Montemor anticline, Loures.
Rui Nunes photo 2010.
 © Rui Nunes 2010Photo ID: 414136    View Count: 168

Casal das Grades

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Old photo (date unknown, probably from the middle of the 20th century) of Casal das Grades limestone quarry, Lisbon.
 © Rui Nunes 2012Photo ID: 486957    View Count: 200

Casal do Alvito

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Old photo (date unknown, probably from the middle of the 20th century) of Casal do Alvito limestone quarry, Lisbon.
 © Rui Nunes 2012Photo ID: 486956    View Count: 199

Cavity with zeolites in situ

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Basalt cavity with zeolites to 10cm.
It is recognized analcime crystals.
 © Martins da PedraPhoto ID: 572951    View Count: 143

Folnos de El-Rey quarry

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Old photo (source and date unknown) of the Fornos de El-Rei limestone quarry, Rio Seco, Ajuda, Lisbon.

 © Rui Nunes 2012Photo ID: 462997    View Count: 305

Fornos de El-Rey quarry

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Old photo (source and date unknown) of the Fornos de El-Rei limestone quarry, Rio Seco, Ajuda, Lisbon.
 © Rui Nunes 2012Photo ID: 462996    View Count: 527

Geological cross-section of the mouth of theTagus River

Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Geological cross-section of the area of the main bridge crossing the Tagus River that connects the city of Lisbon to the south (Almada, in the Setubal district).
The strongest orange colour corresponds to the Lisbon Volcanic Complex formed 72 million years ago - the outcrops of the LVC can be seen between Lisbon and Mafra, about 40 km to the ...
Photo ID: 625026    View Count: 45
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