Les Calanques

29 Apr 2009


Between Marseille and Cassis lies the Massif des Calanques. The calanques are fjord-like geological formations carved in limestone.

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    There is very little soil in this landscape and plants have to reach in to cracks in the rock to anchor themselves and find moisture.

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    Iris sp.

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    Euphorbia sp.

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    Sedum sp.