More photos in the vicinity:
Las Casas de Veneguera
Barranco de la Aldea
Puerto Mogan


At several places in the mountainous center of the island, one can find such colorful inclusions of iron ore. The red and green color is caused by two different oxidation states of iron.
Iron Inclusions
Date: Nov 22, 2004
Longitude: -15 43.59'
Latitude: 27 55.39'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy Cicar, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08