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The Cliffs of Cabo da Roca

Home to some very corrosive sulphur crags. The Sintra volcanic complex, comprised mainly of granites and syenites, forms impressive, jagged sea cliffs that extend for several kilometres both north and south of the Cabo da Roca. Syenite is a low-silica form of granite, and looks very similar. Unlike typical granitic intrusions with their massive, sparsely-jointed […]

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Laboratory Lock-down

This note was posted to the Titanium Bolting FB Group 1st April 2020 Being locked down is not so bad if you can keep working in your lab. I’ve finally caught up with some wall-wash samples sent to me by Rodrigo Castelan Carlson from the beautiful granite slab sea cliffs of Campo Escola da Barra […]

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Corrosion Observations for Heuco Wall

This note was posted to the Titanium Bolting FB Group 29 January 2020 The hero of this piece is Martin Roberts who burnt countless hours of quality time, when he could have been climbing, installing a large range of anchor types in a whole pile of locations across Railay/Tonsai. My motto is to “measure more and […]