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Tafoni weathering in the El Chorro area, Andalucia, Southern Spain

A. Mellor

Tafoni weathering in the El Chorro area, Andalucia, Southern Spain

by A. Mellor

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Published by UNN in Newcastleupon Tyne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA. Mellor, J. Short and S.J. Kirkby.
SeriesOccasional paper / University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Division of Geography and Environmental Management -- no.3
ContributionsShort, J., Kirkby, S.J., University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Division of Geography and Environmental Management.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19117875M

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Tafoni weathering in the El Chorro area, Andalucia, Southern Spain by A. Mellor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract Using a combination of field, laboratory and micromorphological evidence, this study examines tafoni (singular, tafone) in the El Chorro area of Andalucia, southern Spain, and Tafoni weathering in the El Chorro area inferences concerning the processes responsible for their formation.

Twenty‐five tafoni were randomly selected for field by: Tafoni weathering in the El Chorro area, Andalucia, southern Spain By Antony Mellor, J. Short and S.

Kirkby Topics: FAuthor: Antony Mellor, J. Short and S. Kirkby. Abstract Using a combination of field, laboratory and micromorphological evidence, this study examines tafoni (singular, tafone) in the El Tafoni weathering in the El Chorro area area of Andalucia, southern Spain, and makes inferences concerning the processes responsible for their formation.

Twenty-five tafoni were randomly selected for field : Antony Mellor, J. Short and S. Kirkby. Weathering formations resembling small caves, known by the name of Tafoni, are a characteristic, but not exclusive, feature of the Mediterranean area.

Examples of such geomorphological formations have been recorded in Sardinia and Corsica (Klaer, ; Frenzel, ), in Tuscany (Martini, ), in S.

Spain (Mellor et al., ) and in the Cited by: 3. This book covers all the climbing around the village of El Chorro including the vast Central Gorge and Frontales areas.

It also has the major near-by areas of Desplomilandia, Túron, Valle de Abdalajis and some smaller crags down towards the coast. Tafoni in the El Chorro Area, Andalucia, Southern Spain: Earth Surfaces Processes and Landforms, v.

22, p. The origin and geomorphic implications of cliff foot recesses and tafoni. Mellor A, Short J, Kirkby SJ () Tafoni in the El Chorro area, Andalucia, southern Spain.

Earth Surf Process Landf – CrossRef Google Scholar Mottershead DN, Pye K () Tafoni on coastal slopes, South Devon, UK. from book Natural Heritage from East to West: are 'honeycomb' or 'alveolar' weathering and 'tafoni' (e.g.

Evelpidou et al., tafone) in the El Chorro area of Andalucia, southern Spain. Mellor, J. Short and S. Kirkby, Tafoni in the El Chorro area, Andalucia, southern Spain, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 22, 9, (), ().

Wiley Online Library DANNY McCARROLL and ATLE NESJE, ROCK SURFACE ROUGHNESS AS AN INDICATOR OF DEGREE OF ROCK SURFACE WEATHERING, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

Examples of tafoni weathering are known from the islands of Sardinia, Corsica and Elba Klaer,Frenzel,from Tuscany in Italy (Martini, ), from southern Spain (Mellor et al., ), as well as from the Aegean archipelago (Riedl, ).

Get your 3-Day weather forecast for El Chorro, Andalusia, Spain. Hi/Low, RealFeel, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend.

The Rockfax El Chorro rock climbing guidebook details all the sport climbing to be found in El Chorro. All routes are shown on full colour photographs, topo style. Buy this guidebook from our shop. The Roca Espana Band Sud Guidebook and Andalucia Sport Climbing Guidebook covers El Chorro plus other crags in Andalucia including those around Malaga, Granada, Cadiz, and.

Cavernous rock decay processes represent a global phenomenon, ubiquitous to all environments, with the viewable-in-landscape form usually being the. Please also visit El Chorro Historical Weather, Weather widget and Weather Charts pages.

Historical or past weather forecast page provides historical weather forecast from 1 st July, till now in 3 hourly interval.

Text weather page will allow you to get a weather text summary for next 14 days and weather chart page displays weather pattern like temperature, wind speed. Discover Spain with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market.

Whether you plan on exploring Andalucia's White Towns, sampling the legendary nightlife of Madrid or hiking in the Picos de Euuropa, this new edition of The Rough Guide to Spain will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way.

There are two quality guidebooks for the area. The first is "Málaga Rock Climbs - El Chorro", a spiral bound book that is written by a local climber. It is pretty good and available at the gear shop in El Chorro, but it would be helpful to know some Spanish. The other is from RockFax and is available from both their website and at the gear shop.

The weather in El Chorro is typical of much of Andalucia – during the summer months the town gets very hot (up to 40 degrees celcius). Spring and Autumn are generally hot, and Winter is slightly colder than the protected Costa del Sol and Malaga region.

Find the most current and reliable 7 day weather forecasts, storm alerts, reports and information for [city] with The Weather Network. Explore El Chorro holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. Also called the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, the gorge is about 4km long, as much as m deep and sometimes just 10m wide.

Its sheer walls, and other rock faces nearby, are a magnet for rock climbers, with hundreds of bolted climbs snaking their way up the limestone cliffs. The Aghajari sandstone layers are located in the west of Zagros Mountains from several centimeters thicknesses to maximum 6 meters with carbonating content.

Laboratory and fieldwork show high amount of carbonate content through sandstone layers and tafoni and honeycombs (THs) in early layers.

In the study area three parameters have the most effective impactful factors in tafoni. ☼ El Chorro Andalusia Spain Weather Forecast 5 Day. Today El Chorro Andalusia Spain: Sunny with a temperature of 29°C and a wind South speed of 19 Km/h.

The humidity will be 48% and there will be mm of precipitation.El Chorro is an area of outstanding beauty and part of the Ardales Natural Park.

By definition this means very little commercial development. Would the area not suit certain types of people, i.e. are there any possible downsides? If you are looking for Supermarkets and Nightclubs this is not the place for you.36 Natural Phenomenon of the Spurt (El Chorro) Exit Path to El Chorro 37 Albercones Viaduct/Rest Area 38 El Chorro Old Town/School-chapel 39 Hard Hat Deposit Point (the end of the route) 40 El Chorro Train Station and the Tunnels Awards Warnings and Incidents.