El Puente de Piedra de Grecia: ¿un arco o un puente natural?

The natural and selective erosion of the volcanic rocks that compound it has formed Puente de Piedra (Rock Bridge). This is a nice example on the manifestation of the erosion processes in Nature. This natural structure might be considered as a natural arch or as a natural bridge. Its base shows evid...

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Autor Principal: Mora Chinchilla, Rolando
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/geologica/article/view/7246
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22730
Sumario: The natural and selective erosion of the volcanic rocks that compound it has formed Puente de Piedra (Rock Bridge). This is a nice example on the manifestation of the erosion processes in Nature. This natural structure might be considered as a natural arch or as a natural bridge. Its base shows evidences of strengthincrement due to compression. Taxonomically, Puente de Piedra is a Meandering Natural Bridge if all its attributes are considered.