Madeira 2008 
A good exposure by the harbour in Funchal, showing from bottom left:
Ash deposits, rubbly a'a flow, crude columnar jointing.
A good exposure by the harbour in Funchal, showing from bottom left:
Ash deposits, rubbly a'a flow, crude columnar jointing.
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"Columns" by harbour
"Columns" by harbour
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Deposits of volcanic ash in Lido area, Funchal
Deposits of volcanic ash in Lido area, Funchal
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Dykes, jutting out to sea in Lido area, Funchal
Dykes, jutting out to sea in Lido area, Funchal
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Vesicular basalt, Lido area, Funchal
Vesicular basalt, Lido area, Funchal
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Ponta de Cruz Cone, Funchal. One of the last areas of activity in the Quaternary (beta 5).
Ponta de Cruz Cone, Funchal. One of the last areas of activity in the Quaternary (beta 5).
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Alternating thin lava units and scoria layers by the ruins, Lido area, Funchal
Alternating thin lava units and scoria layers by the ruins, Lido area, Funchal
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Sao Lorenzo peninsula, East Madeira
Sao Lorenzo peninsula, East Madeira
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Miocene basement complex, Sao Lourenco. Overlapping ash cones, interbedded with darker lava and veritcal dykes.
Miocene basement complex, Sao Lourenco. Overlapping ash cones, interbedded with darker lava and veritcal dykes.
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Dykes cutting through layers of ash and lava. The red colour is due to laterisation, caused by tropical weathering.
Dykes cutting through layers of ash and lava. The red colour is due to laterisation, caused by tropical weathering.
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Aeolian sandsblown inwards on Sao Lourenco Peninsula
Aeolian sandsblown inwards on Sao Lourenco Peninsula
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Bomb and its crater, Sao Lourenco
Bomb and its crater, Sao Lourenco
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Horizontal columnar jointing of dyke, Sao Lourenco
Horizontal columnar jointing of dyke, Sao Lourenco
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Ribbon bomb, Estreito, Sao Lourenco
Ribbon bomb, Estreito, Sao Lourenco
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Spindle bomb, Estreito, Sao Lourenco
Spindle bomb, Estreito, Sao Lourenco
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Part of ribbon bomb in "footpath" Sao Lourenco
Part of ribbon bomb in "footpath" Sao Lourenco
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Evidence of faulting, Sao Lourenco
Evidence of faulting, Sao Lourenco
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MadeiraGeo08 013.jpg
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Interesting formation of deposits, Sao Lourenco
Interesting formation of deposits, Sao Lourenco
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"Onion Skin" weathering by bus stop, Sao Lourenco. Scale = 50cms across photo
"Onion Skin" weathering by bus stop, Sao Lourenco. Scale = 50cms across photo
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Sao Vicente: unconformity between beta 1 (Miocene) and beta 3 (Post-Miocene) deposits
Sao Vicente: unconformity between beta 1 (Miocene) and beta 3 (Post-Miocene) deposits
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Inside the Quaternary (beta 5)lava tubes at Sao Vicente. Vegetation evidently blew in as seeds/spores and grows around light sources.
Inside the Quaternary (beta 5)lava tubes at Sao Vicente. Vegetation evidently blew in as seeds/spores and grows around light sources.
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Lava drips from roof of lava tube
Lava drips from roof of lava tube
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Channel in solidified lava in tubes
Channel in solidified lava in tubes
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Deep inside lava tube with smooth solidified base
Deep inside lava tube with smooth solidified base
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Ropey base in lava tube, which was 1 metre high and 4 metres wide
Ropey base in lava tube, which was 1 metre high and 4 metres wide
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Rock wedged at end of lava tube
Rock wedged at end of lava tube
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Wedged rock
Wedged rock
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Evidence of land slip above Levada de Serra Faial
Evidence of land slip above Levada de Serra Faial
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Newly made water channel to avoid further slips
Newly made water channel to avoid further slips
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