Verrucano rock

Verrucano rock

E415/0265 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 36.4MB

Downloadable file size: 3.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Verrucano rock sample, close-up. Verrucano is a hemiplagic sedimentary rock famous for its red colour. It originates in the Swiss region of Glarus in the valley of the Sernf ("Sernftal") and is therefore also called sernifite. It is also called Glarner Verrucano. It forms part of the Glarus Thrust, an area of upthrust rock in the Alps. It is often found some distance from its point of origin, carried there by glacial action, in this case by the Linth Glacier. This sample is from Verrucano, Switzerland.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: alpine, alps, close-up, crystal, crystalline, crystals, earth science, erratic, europe, european, geological, geology, glacial, glarner verrucano, glarus thrust, hemiplagic, mineral, mineralogy, rock, rocks, sample, sedimentary rock, sernifite, swiss, switzerland, verrucano

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.