GEO ExPro article on the Torres del Paine (Andean Geotrail) by Olivier Galland and Caroline Sassier
Olivier Galland and Caroline Sassier describe one highlight of the Andean Geotrail in the latest issue of GEO ExPro magazine: The Torres del Paine granite inclusion in Patagonia.
Overview of Cordillera del Paine from the shore of Lake Pehoé. Note the white granite intrusion in the upper right part of the photo.
The rocks exposed at the south face of the Cordilleras del Paine exhibit a striking contrast between a white granitic intrusion and black sediments. In the GEO ExPro article, the explanations regarding the formation and exposure of this striking geological feature are accompanied by practical information on trekking around Torres del Paine.
Read the full article here (pp. 50-54).