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Title:  GEOTOURISM OF THE LARGEST LIMESTONE NODULES IN IRAN
Type: PAPER
Author(s): RAHMANI ALI,AMIRI BAKHTIAR H.,SHAB AFROUZ R.A.,BARZEGAR ZANDI M.
 
 
 
Name of Seminar: SYMPOSIUM OF EARTH SCIENCES
Type of Seminar:  SYMPOSIUM
Sponsor:  ORGANIZATION OF GEOLOGICAL OF IRAN
Date:  2006Volume 24
 
 
Abstract: 

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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