Rendiconti Online della Società Geologica Italiana - Vol. 57/2022

Geological explorations in the Italian-French cross-border areas (Western Alps) from 19th to early 20th century

Pietro Mosca1 & Luca Barale1
1National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources, Via Valperga Caluso 35, 10125 Torino (Italy).
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Volume: 57/2022
Pages: 2-16


The aim of this contribution is to outline a few differences, interactions and complementarities of geological investigations in the Italian-French cross- border areas in the Western Alps during the 19th and early 20th centuries. With this objective, this contribution selects a few studies that have been references for further investigations, resulted fundamental for the present knowledge of the Western Alps.


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