Torre de Querroig, Cerbère, Albères massif, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
|Regional Level Types|
|Torre de Querroig||- not defined -|
|Cerbère||- not defined -|
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.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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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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251.902 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)
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. 
443.8 - 541 Ma
|Ordovician - Cambrian|
443.8 - 541 Ma
Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)
Description: undifferentiated metamorphic
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.