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Yehliu Geopark(Wave-Cut Platform)
Taiwan

海浪不停地掏刷海崖,時間一久,海崖逐漸崩退,形成與海平面近乎同高度的平坦岩台,這種地形就稱為海蝕平台,將其切開來看,可發現像一塊3層的夾心蛋糕,第一層稱為蕈狀石層,由上部厚約2公尺的鈣質砂岩,下部黃褐色砂岩主成;第二層為薑石層,由上部內含不規則塊石的砂岩,下部黃褐色砂岩主成;第三層為燭台石層,砂岩內含球狀塊石。這些包藏在地層中的鈣質砂岩及塊石,質地堅硬,在地質學上稱為「結核」,是造就千奇百怪石雕奇景的關鍵。

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Uploaded: 20/10/2009
Updated: 25/09/2014
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