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Geological atlas of Catalonia

Brief collection of Atlas material: presentation, maps, cuts, lithological types, geological history, geological time, vocabularies...


The "Atles geològic de Catalunya" brings together knowledge about the geological constitution of the territory to society

Elements of the geological maps

In a geological map the geological elements are represented, conveniently symbolized

The geological cross-sections

Graphical representation, in a vertical plane, of the interpretation of the disposition of the materials in the subsurface

The lithologic types

In order to illustrate the great variety of lithologic types that crop out in Catalonia, a series of pictures of the main types of rocks are presented

Geological history of Catalonia

From the oldest remains until our era

Paleogeographical evolution

Paleogeography of Catalonia from the last 120 million years, from the Upper Cretaceous to the present day

Synthesis of the geological events in Catalonia

Graphic sample of the succession of geological events registered in Catalonia

The geological record

The geological timechart is the frame in which the history of the Earth is inscribed

Glossary of geological terms

Geological terms of the legend of the cartographic units and conventional symbols of the "Geological Map of Catalonia 1: 50,000" (Catalan)

Glossary of the geological timechart

Geological timechart and graphical representation of the timechart with an indication of its meaning or etymology