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A Calanque ( From The Corsican Word Of Pre Indo European Origin Calanca ( Plural ...

A Calanque ( From The Corsican Word Of Pre Indo European Origin Calanca ( Plural ...

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Description: A calanque ( from the Corsican word of pre Indo European origin calanca ( plural calanche ) with meaning " inlet " ; Occitan calanca too ) is a steep walled inlet , cove , or bay that is developed in limestone , dolomite , or other carbonate strata and found along the Mediterranean coast . A calanque is a steep sided valley formed within karstic regions either by fluvial erosion or the collapse of the roof a cave that has been subsequently partially submerged by a rise in sea level .

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