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Italy’s Dolomite Alps strata and fossils

Italy’s Dolomite Alps and strata

A section of the Southern Limestone Alps the Dolomites are known as the Pale Mountains because of their colour from the carbonate rock dolomite rock. They have multiple layers of different material including strata with marine fossils such as large clams. Beautiful Lake Misurina (Lago di Misurina), is nestled among northeastern Italy’s Dolomite Alps. Also …

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