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NATURAMA Lecture: Windows, Stacks of Layers and Pieces of Cake

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Of windows, stacks of layers and pieces of cake.
A special look at the geology of the Lower Engadine // Anna Rauch, Dr., geologist, CARTOGRIP ScRL

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Date
10.08.2022 from 20:30 to 21:30 o'clock
Price
Adults CHF 7.–, children CHF 3.–
Easy for return Graubünden
Visitors to the Naturpärke events buy a simple ticket for the journey, stamp it with the organizer, and the ticket is already valid for the free return trip. The offer is valid from all boarding points in Graubünden for journeys with the Rhaetian Railway and PostBus. More information on fahrtziel-natur.ch/retour
Zeit No reservation necessary. Limited number of seats.
Ort Auditorium Schlossstall

The famous Lower Engadine window is the result of the interplay between alpine ceiling stacking and erosion. What sounds complicated can be explained simply and "tastefully" using a cake. During the lecture, various biscuits are stacked on top of each other in front of the guests' eyes and then eroded into a "window". Thanks to this analogy, we can show and explain – biscuit by biscuit – the great diversity of the Lower Engadine rock types and their formation – from the Dolomites of the National Park to the volcanic rock of Piz Mundin. In order to go home with a sweet aftertaste of the Lower Engadine geology, everyone fearless can taste the tectonic cake. | The Auditorium Schlossstall of the Swiss National Park is located directly next to the castle. 10 minutes from the train station.

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