|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||42° 41' 11'' North , 2° 37' 18'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||42.68639,2.62167|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Pliocene sedimentary deposits showing differential erosion with soft rock columns surmounted by stronger caps leading to fairy chimney rocks.
Two sites exist, this one the Orgues d'Ille, the most visited and famous, another one situated west of the bridge crossing the Têt river: the Orgues.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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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2.588 - 5.333 Ma
358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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.