Geotourism of the largest Limestone Nodules in Iran

Category Sedimentology
Group GSI.IR
Location The 24 Symposium of Geosciences
Holding Date 13 August 2007


The Geotourism (Geology Tourism) Term is combined of three words: Geo, Tour and Ism. Geo means earth, Tour means walk, traveling, journey, and Ism means work, action and function. In the type section of Sachun Evaporate Formation which located in Interior Fars Area have found two carbonate zone with nodules in 482 and 609 meter from top of section. These nodules are commonly spherical and elliptical. They are huge, too much and covered by thin layer of Iron Oxide. From Geotourism point view, these nodules are very important and it will be discussed in follow

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