Coloured Earths (Terres De Couleurs), Chamarel, Mauritius. The Coloured Earths I ...
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Description: Coloured Earths (Terres de Couleurs), Chamarel, Mauritius. The Coloured Earths is geological formation and prominent tourist attraction located near the village of Chamarel in the Rivière Noire District of south-west Mauritius. The multi-coloured dunes are thought to have occured from the decomposition of volcanic rock (basalt) and weathering of the rock.