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スイスのサルドーナ地殻変動地帯(Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona)

Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona at dawn
Gipsgrat first light

国名:ch Switzerland

登録年:2008年

登録基準:(viii)
The<strong> </strong>Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona in the north-eastern part of the country covers a mountainous area of 32,850 ha which features seven peaks that rise above 3,000 m. The area displays an exceptional example of mountain building through continental collision and features <em>.</em>excellent geological sections through tectonic thrust, i.e. the process whereby older, deeper rocks are carried onto younger, shallower rocks. The site is distinguished by the clear three-dimensional exposure of the structures and processes that characterize this phenomenon and has been a key site for the geological sciences since the 18<sup>th</sup> century. The Glarus Alps are glaciated mountains rising dramatically above narrow river valleys and are the site of the largest post-glacial landslide in the Central Alpine region.

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