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Tizi-n-Tichka, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Tizi-n-Tichka- not defined -
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 17' 10'' North , 7° 22' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.28630,-7.38106
GeoHash:G#: evdcbp3rb
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Setti Fatma22,283 (2018)29.0km
Oukaïmedene4,440 (2018)46.5km


Mountain (elevation 2260 m asl) in the heart of the Atlas mountains.
Also name used for mountain pass.

The pass connects the south of Morocco from Ouarzazate to Marrakech in the north. Alongside the pass are a multitude of mineral dealers, selling material from elsewhere in Morocco. Please be cautious adding minerals to the locality Tizi-n-Tichka...

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range
High-Atlas Mountains, MoroccoMountain Range
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Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Jurassic - Triassic
145 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3306252

Age: Mesozoic (145 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3136172
Triassic undifferentiated

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3189436
Mesozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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