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Torre de Querroig, Cerbère, Albères massif, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
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Torre de Querroig- not defined -
Cerbère- not defined -
Albères massifMassif
Pyrénées-OrientalesDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 26' 17'' North , 3° 7' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Portbou1,400 (2010)3.3km
Cervera de la Marenda1,628 (2016)3.7km
Colera702 (2012)4.6km
Banyuls de la Marenda5,006 (2016)5.1km
Vilamaniscle170 (2012)8.2km


The Torre de Querroig is part of a medieval castle (13th century) situated on the French/Spanish border and located at the central point of the intersection of three distinct cities : Cerbère and Banyuls-sur-Mer (France) and Portbou (Spain). The old castle and the signal tower are settled top of a peak at an altitude of 672 m; The local geology is mainly made of schists.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191956
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Pyrenees

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Cambrian-Ordovician
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 2502698

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Description: Schist and paragneiss

Lithology: Quartzite, slate, sandstone and limestone

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3132212
Cambrian quartzite

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{shale/slate,mica schist}

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]

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


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