Lourinha

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What does Lourinhã mean?

A Lourinhã é uma vila portuguesa sede do município da Lourinhã localizada no litoral da região Oeste. O município localiza-se na extremidade noroeste do distrito de Lisboa, possuindo uma área total de 147,17 km² e 25 735 habitantes (em 2011 ). A etimologia de Lourinhã é pouco conhecida.

What to do in Lourinhã?

Lourinhã has 12 km of coastline with several popular beaches. The area of Lourinhã is known by the Late Jurassic findings of dinosaurs and other fossils, and give the name for Lourinhã Formation. The Museu da Lourinhã holds the main dinosaur collection.

What are the characteristics of the Lourinhã Formation?

Besides the fossil bones, Lourinhã Formation is well known for the fossil tracks and fossilized dinosaur eggs. The Lourinhã Formation includes several lithostratigraphic units, such as Praia da Amoreira-Porto Novo Members and Praia Azul Member and the Assenta Member.

Who is the mayor of Lourinhã?

The seat of the municipality is the town of Lourinhã, with a population of 8,800 inhabitants. The present Mayor is João Duarte, elected by the Socialist Party . The name Lourinhã possibly originated in the period of Roman domination, when a villa was located in the area.

What is the Lourinhã Formation?

The Lourinhã Formation ( Portuguese pronunciation: [loɾiˈɲɐ̃] ( listen)) is a fossil rich geological formation in western Portugal, named for the municipality of Lourinhã. The formation is mostly Late Jurassic in age (Kimmeridgian/Tithonian), with the top of the formation extending into the earliest Cretaceous (Berriasian).

What to do in Lourinhã?

Lourinhã has 12 km of coastline with several popular beaches. The area of Lourinhã is known by the Late Jurassic findings of dinosaurs and other fossils, and give the name for Lourinhã Formation. The Museu da Lourinhã holds the main dinosaur collection.

Who is the mayor of Lourinhã?

The seat of the municipality is the town of Lourinhã, with a population of 8,800 inhabitants. The present Mayor is João Duarte, elected by the Socialist Party . The name Lourinhã possibly originated in the period of Roman domination, when a villa was located in the area.

What are the lithostratigraphic units of Lourinhã?

The Lourinhã Formation includes several lithostratigraphic units, such as Praia da Amoreira-Porto Novo Members and Praia Azul Member and the Assenta Member.

Jurassic Locals 14. Casa da Cerveja Artesanal 15. Freixo Da Quinta Da Fonte Real 16. Parque De Fonte De Lima What are the top attractions to visit in Lourinha?

Where to surf in Lourinha Portugal?

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What is the stratigraphy of the Lourinhã Formation?

The stratigraphy of the formation and the basin in general is complex and controversial, with the constituent member beds belonging to the formation varying between different authors. Besides the fossil bones, Lourinhã Formation is well known for the fossil tracks and fossilized dinosaur eggs.

Is there an Allosaurus in the Lourinhã Formation?

The large theropod fauna of the Lourinhã Formation (Portugal) and its similarity to the Morrison Formation, with a description of a new species of Allosaurus . New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin. 36: 123–129.

What are Lourinhã FM boundaries?

As the boundaries between the members of the Lourinhã Fm. are essentially trans- gressive/regressive or retrogradational/progradation- al transitions, the thicknesses of the units change according to the palaeogeographic location, with the marine to transitional/brackish deposits increasing in proportion southwards along the coastal cliffs.

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