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Geography

  • Eric Gilli
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Part of the Cave and Karst Systems of the World book series (CAKASYWO)

Abstract

The Ankarana Plateau is located in Diana Province, at the northern tip of Madagascar, about 70 km southwest of Antsiranana (previously named Diego Suarez during the French colonial period) and 30 km northwest of Ambilobe (Fig.  1.1 in Chap. 1). It is a sedimentary basin where major Plio-Quaternary volcanic activity built the Montagne d’Ambre, a 1475-m-high volcano (Fig. 2.1), surrounded by numerous small strombolian cones (Figs. 2.2 and 2.3).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geography DepartmentParis 8 UniversitySaint-DenisFrance

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