+33 490 162 042 Call us
Facebook About us Français

Image number: 2437625

Observation system of the nodular granite of Castanheira, Geopark of Arouca, Portugal. Exceptional granite of Hercynian age, rich in enormous nodules of biotite, surrounding a quartz nucleus, These nodules are symbol of fertility in the local tradition, Pedras Parideiras.

© Jean-Philippe Delobelle / Biosphoto

View author's portfolio

Rights Managed

JPEG bitmap image

Image size: 6000x4000 pixels (20"x13.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2019-06-11

LightboxDownload low resolution imageDownload hi-resolution image


Earth's crust / Landform / Hill

Earth's crust / Rock / Magmatic rock / Igneous plutonic rock / Granite

Individual / Nobody

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Silica / Quartz


Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / blue sky

Leisure / Journey / Tourism / Tourism facilty

Transport / Infrastructure / Footbridge

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / Cloud

Human Settlement / Habitat / Building / House

Europe / European Union / Portugal

Shot / Overview

Era / Primary era

Earth's crust / Geological formation

Science / Geology

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Europe / European Union / Portugal / Norte (Region)

Your request is processing. Please wait...

Galleries General conditions Legal notices Photographers area

Your request has been registered.

To use this feature you must first register or login.

Log in

To organize photos in lightboxes you must first register or login. Registration is FREE! Lightboxes allow you to categorize your photos, to keep them when you sign in and send them by email.

Log in

A Biosphoto authorization has to be granted prior using this feature. We'll get in touch shortly, please check that your contact info is up to date. Feel free to contact us in case of no answer during office hours (Paris time).

Delete permanently this lightbox?

Delete permanently all items?

The lightbox has been duplicated

The lightbox has been copied in your personal account

Your request has been registered. You will receive an e-mail shortly in order to download your images.

You can insert a comment that will appear within your downloads reports.

Your lightbox has been sent.

In case of modification, changes will be seen by your recipient.

If deleted, your lightbox won't be avalaible for your recipient anymore.