Grieswies, Grieswies - Krumlkeeskopf area, Hüttwinkl valley, Rauris valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||47° 5' North , 12° 58' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||47.08333,12.96667|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
|Köppen climate type:||ET : Tundra|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Grieswies, Gebiet Grieswies - Krumlkeeskopf, Hüttwinkltal, Rauriser Tal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich|
A shallow slope on the eastern side of Grieswies-Schwarzkopf mountain, adjoined by steep cliffs to the west. These rocks contain numerous clefts, some of which reach very large dimensions. The Grieswies itself is composed of rocksled material, dating back to prehistoric times when a large part of the northeast slope of Hocharn mountain slipped off.
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35 valid minerals.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic plutonic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
Lithology: Plutonic rocks
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.