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Great pboehringer 2007-03-07 23:17

Salut Sebastien, it seems that did have a wonderful time in Martinique. The imagesw that you brought from there are marvelous. The single island/ rock gives a wonderful serene contrast to the vastity of the blue sea. The cloud formations is a good complement. Is that rock of volcanic origien?
Regards, Peter

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Old 03-08-2007, 11:39 PM
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Default To pboehringer: Hi Peter!

Yes, you're right. Diamond Rock is a small basalt island of volcanic origine (1 million years ago). Most of the Lesser Antilles islands have a volcanic origine and are in a active seismic zone (A small seismic shake woke me up last week in Guadeloupe...). They coincide with the outer edge of the Caribbean plate.
I should have added a note about Diamond Rock (and I'm about to do it): it is a great diving place and some very interesting events happened there.
Thanks!
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