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 PUBLISHED SITES: VOLUME I (58 sites):

Schobbenhaus,C.; Campos,D.A.; Queiroz,E.T.; Winge,M.; Berbert-Born,M.L.C. (Edit.) 2002. Sítios Geológicos e Paleontológicos do Brasil. DNPM/CPRM - Comissão Brasileira de Sítios Geológicos e Paleobiológicos (SIGEP) - Brasília 2002; 554pp; ilust.

Editors
Carlos Schobbenhaus
Diogenes de Almeida Campos
Emanuel Teixeira de Queiroz
Manfredo Winge
Mylène Berbert-Born

Download - Digital copy of printed Volume I  
In portuguese with bilingual Abstracts and Figure captions - 40Mb low resolution

Access Parts and Chapters  (geosites) linked in the lists below

Part 1: PALEONTOLOGICAL SITES
Part 2: ENVIRONMENTAL SITES
Part 3: SEDIMENTOLOGICAL SITES
Part 4: GEOMORPHOLOGICAL SITES
Part 5: MARINE SITES
Part 6: IGNEOUS SITE
Part 7: SPELEOLOGICAL SITES
Part 8: HISTORY OF GEOLOGY
Part 9: ASTROBLEME SITE

Part 1: PALEONTOLOGICAL SITES

Paleobotanical Sites of the Mata Sandstone, Mata and São Pedro do Sul Counties, State of Rio Grande do Sul
One of the most important “petrified forest” of the planet.
Margot Guerra-Sommer & Claiton M.S. Scherer -  pg 03
[Site 009: - Final printed version in PDF]

Paleontologic sites of Triassic Tetrapods in Rio Grande do Sul
World Renowned Fossil Vertebrates
Mário Costa Barberena, César Leandro Schultz, Claiton M.S. Scherer & Michael Holz - pg 11 -
[Site 022 Final printed version in PDF]

Bainha Outcrop, Criciúma, State of Santa Catarina
Permian Glossopteris Flora
Roberto Iannuzzi - pg 23
[Site 082: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Jaguariaíva site, State of Paraná
Devonian invertebrates of great paleobiogeographic importance
Robson Tadeu Bolzon, Inês Azevedo & Mário Luís Assine - pg 33
[Site 065: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Ichnosite of Ouro - Araraquara, São Paulo state, Brazil
Rich tracks of Jurassic tetrapod
Giuseppe Leonardi & Ismar de Souza Carvalho - pg 39
[Site 079: Original english version in HTML- Final printed version in PDF]

Fossiliferous site of Pirapozinho, State of São Paulo
An extraordinary quelonious bed of the Cretaceous
José Martin Suarez - pg 49
[Site 032: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Quiririm to Campos do Jordão Highway Deposit, Km 11 (Tremembé), State of São Paulo
Tertiary macrofossil plants of Brazil.
Mary Elizabeth Cerruti Bernardes-de-Oliveira, Ana Flora Mandarim-de-Lacerda, Maria Judite Garcia & Carla Cristina Campos - pg 55
[Site 087   -   Final printed version in PDF]

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Fazenda Santa Fé, Tremembé, State of São Paulo
The largest fossiliferous association of the Brazilian Tertiary
Mary Elizabeth Cerruti Bernardes-de-Oliveira, Ana Flora Mandarim-de-Lacerda, Maria Judite Garcia & Carla Cristina Campos - pg 63
[Site 078     -   Final printed version in PDF]

Fonseca, State of Minas Gerais
Fossil plants of the Tertiary of Brazil
Cláudio Limeira Mello, Lucy Gomes Sant’Anna & Lílian Paglarelli Bergqvist - pg 73
[Site 086: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Mesosaur in the Serra do Caiapó (Montividiu), State of Goiás
A typical vertebrate fossil of the Upper Paleozoic with an important role in the Continental Drift history
Dina Celeste Araújo-Barberena, Joffre Valmório de Lacerda Filho & Lílian de Lemos Timm - pg 81
[Site 010    -     Final printed version in PDF]

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Fazenda Cristal, State of Bahia
Mesoproterozoic stromatolites
Narendra K. Srivastava & Antônio José Dourado Rocha - pg 87
[Site 093: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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Fazenda Arrecife, State of Bahia
Neoproterozoic stromatolites
Narendra K. Srivastava & Antônio José Dourado Rocha - pg 95
[Site 061: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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Icnofossils of the Rio do Peixe Basin, State of Paraíba
The most remarkable record of dinosaur tracks of Brazil
Giuseppe Leonardi & Ismar de Souza Carvalho - pg 101
[Site 026: Original english  version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

The Crato Member of the Santana Formation, Chapada do Araripe, State of Ceara
Very rich record of Cretaceous fauna and flora
Maria Somália Sales Viana & Virgínio Henrique Lopes Neumann - pg 113
[Site 005: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Romualdo Member of Santana Formation (Chapada do Araripe), State of Ceará
One of the most important Brazilian fossil deposit
Alexander W. Kellner - 121
[Site 006    -     Final printed version in  PDF]

Toca da Janela do Antonião Site, São Raimundo Nonato, State of Piauí
Rich Pleistocene fauna and record of Brazilian pre-history
Claude Guerin, Martine Faure, Paulo R. Simões, Marguerite Hugueney & Cécile Mourer-Chauvire - pg 131
[Site 069: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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Fortaleza Island, State of Pará
Expressive occurrence of Brazilian Cenozoic marine fossils
Vladimir de Araújo Távora, Antônio Carlos S. Fernandes & Cândido Simões Ferreira - pg 139
[Site 046:   Pre print html version    -     Final printed version in PDF]

Part 2: PALAEOENVIRONMENTAL SITES

Varvite of Itu, State of São Paulo
A classic record of the late Paleozoic glaciation
Antônio Carlos de Rocha-Campos - pg 147
[Site 062: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Roche Moutonnée of Salto, State of São Paulo
A typical record of late Paleozoic glacial abrasion
Antônio Carlos de Rocha-Campos - pg 155
[Site 021:  Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

The striated pavements of the Santa fé Group, Neopaleozoic of the Sanfranciscana Basin, State of Minas Gerais
A record of Neopaleozoic glacial abrasion
José Eloi Guimarães Campos & Marcel Auguste Dardenne - pg 161
[Site 097: Original english html version  -    Final printed version in PDF]

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Serra da Água Fria and Vicinities, State of Minas Gerais
Traces of Neoproterozoic glaciation
Joachim Karfunkel, Andreas Hoppe & Carlos Maurício Noce - pg 165
[Site 023   -  Final printed version in PDF]

Inhaúma Site, State of Minas Gerais
Precambrian aragonitic layers
Andreas Hoppe, Joachim Karfunkel & Carlos Maurício Noce - pg 175
[Site 088  -  Final printed version in PDF]

Tombador Range, Chapada Diamantina, State of Bahia
Record of a Proterozoic desert
Augusto J. Pedreira & Antônio José Dourado Rocha - pg 181
[Site 031: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Popular language version in portuguese:
[Pre print: UM DESERTO ANTIGO DO BRASIL]
[See also printed chapter of Vol III in PDF ]

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Sincorá Range, Chapada Diamantina, State of Bahia
Breathtaking landscape and diamond paleoplacers
Augusto J. Pedreira - pg 187
[Site 085: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Popular language version in portuguese:
[Pre print:
A CHAPADA DOS DIAMANTES-Serra do Sincorá, Bahia ]
[See also printed chapter of Vol III in PDF ]

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Morraria do Puga (Puga Formation)
Typical association of neoproterozoic glaciation and carbonatic sedimentation In Mato Grosso do Sul
Paulo César Boggiani & Armando Márcio Coimbra - pg 195
[Site 037  -   Final printed version in PDF]

Lagoa Salgada, State of Rio de Janeiro
Recent Stromatolites
Narendra K. Srivastava - pg 203
[Site 041: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Part 3: SEDIMENTOLOGICAL SITES

Lagoonal Complex, State of Santa Catarina -
A valuable sedimentological, archaeological and historical heritage
Paulo César Fonseca Giannini - pg 213
[Site 075 Final printed version in PDF]

The Stabilized Sand Dunefield of Middle São Francisco River, State of Bahia
A remarkable record of desertic environment of the Brazilian Quarternary
Alcina Magnólia Franca Barreto, Kenitiro Suguio, Paulo Eduardo de Oliveira & Sonia Hatsui Tatumi - pg 223
[Site 056: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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The Discovery Coast, State of Bahia
The geology seen from the caravelles
José Maria Landim Dominguez, Louis Martin & Abílio Carlos da Silva Bettencourt - pg 233
[Site 071 Final printed version in PDF]

Canyon of Sergi River, State of Bahia
Desertic features of Jurassic
Augusto J. Pedreira - pg 243
[Site 095: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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Calcarious tufa of Bodoquena ridge, state of Mato Grosso do Sul
Petrified waterfalls along the rivers
Paulo César Boggiani, Armando Márcio Coimbra, Ana Lúcia Desenzi Gesicki, Alcides Nóbrega Sial, Valderez Pinto Ferreira, Fernando Brenha Ribeiro & Jean-Marie Flexor - pg 249
[Sitio034  Final printed version in PDF (scanned]

Part 4: GEOMORPHOLOGICAL SITES

Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf), Rio Janeiro
The geological post card of Brazil
Luiz Carlos da Silva & Antônio José Lopes de Andrade Ramos - pg 263
[Site 067 -   Final printed version in PDF]

Vila Velha, State of Paraná
An impressive ruiniform relief
Mário Sérgio de Melo, Élvio Pinto Bosetti, Luiz Carlos Godoy & Fernando Pilatti - pg 269
[Site 029: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Guartelá Canyon, State of Paraná
Deep structural gorge in Devonian sandstones of the Paraná Basin
Mário Sérgio de Melo - pg 279
[Site 094: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Lagoa Dourada (Dourada Lake), State of Paraná
A silted-up pond in the Vila Velha State Park
Mário Sérgio de Melo - pg 289
[Site 099 -    Final printed version in PDF]

Furnas Structural Escarpment, State of Paraná and São Paulo
A rare Brazilian geomorphological site
Célia Regina de Gouveia Souza & Agenor Pereira Souza - pg 299
[Site 080: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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Pai Inácio Hill, State of Bahia
Chapada Diamantina Morphologic Landmark
Augusto J. Pedreira & Luiz F. Costa Bomfim - pg 307
[Site 072: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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The Iguaçu National Park, State of Paraná
World renown waterfalls
Riad Salamuni, Luiz Antônio Rocha, Ana Lizete Rocha & Eduardo Salamuni - pg 313
[Site 011 -     Final printed version in PDF]

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park
Site of great scenic beauty in the Middle-West of Brazil
Marcel Auguste Dardenne & José Elói Guimarães Campos - pg 323
[Site 096: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Sete Cidades National Park, State of Piauí
Magnificent natural monument
Jorge Carlos Della Fávera - pg 335
[Site 025: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Part 5: MARINE SITES

Abrolhos, State of Bahia
The largest reef complex of South Atlantic Ocean
Zelinda Margarida de Andrade Nery Leão - pg 345
[Site 090: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Protection area = Abrolhos National Marine Park

Fernando de Noronha Archipelago
A record of a volcanic mount of the South Atlantic
Fernando F. M. de Almeida - pg 361
[Site 066:  Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Trindade Island
A record of Cenozoic volcanism in the South Atlantic
Fernando F. M. de Almeida - pg 369
[Site 092:  Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Atol das Rocas, Northeastern Brazilian Litoral
The only atoll of the South Western Equatorial Atlantic
Ruy Kenji Papa de Kikuchi - pg 379
[Sitio033: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Part 6: IGNEOUS SITE

The Cabugi Peak, State of Rio Grande do Norte
The record of the youngest continental magmatism of Brazil
Valderez Pinto Ferreira & Alcides Nóbrega Sial - pg 393
[Site 039: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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Part 7: SPELEOLOGICAL SITES

Karst and Caves of the Upper Ribeira Touristic State Park (PETAR), State of São Paulo
Cave systems and karst topography with an unique underground scenery
Ivo Karmann & José Antônio Ferrari - pg 401
[Site 043: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Lagoa Santa Karst, State of Minas Gerais
Craddle of Brazilian paleontology and speleology
Mylène Berbert-Born - pg 415
[Site 015: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Centenário Cave, Pico do Inficionado (Serra do Caraça), State of Minas Gerais
The largest and deepest quartzitic cave in the world
Georgete Macedo Dutra, Ezio Luiz Rubbioli & Lília Senna Horta - pg 431
[Site 020  -   Final printed version in PDF]

Toca da Boa Vista (Boa Vista Cave) - State of Bahia
The longest known cave in the Southern Hemisphere
Augusto S. Auler & Peter L. Smart - pg 443
[Site 019: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Caves in the Peruaçu River Valley (Itacarambi e Januária), State of Minas Gerais
Masterpiece of Brazilian karst
Luís Beethoven Piló & Ezio Rubbioli - pg 453
[Site 017  -   Final printed version in PDF]

Caves of Iraquara, (Iraquara, Seabra and Palmeiras), State of Bahia
One of the most important speleologic sites of Brazil
Fernando Verassani Laureano & Francisco William da Cruz Jr. - pg 461
[Site 018: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Lapa dos Brejões (Brejões Cave) - Vereda João Gramacho, Chapada Diamantina, State of Bahia
Giant cave and karst valley rich in Quaternary fossils
Mylène Berbert-Born & Ivo Karmann - pg 469
[Site 016:  Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

See Poligonal of Protection Area: APA Gruta de Brejões - Vereda do Romão Gramacho, Bahia [State Decree nº 32.487 of 1985 - CEPRAM 3.047 Resolution of 2002]

Aroe Jari Cave, Chapada dos Guimarães, State of Mato Grosso
A rare example of cave in sandstones
Leonardo Borghi & Márcio Ivan Carvalho Moreira - pg 481
[Site 030: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Poço Encantado Cave, Chapada Diamantina (Itaetê) State of Bahia
Cave with a lake of special beauty and scientific importance
Ivo Karmann, Ricardo Galeno Fraga de Araújo Pereira & Liana de Figueiredo Mendes - pg 491
[Site 091  -     Final printed version in PDF]

Part 8: HISTORY OF GEOLOGY

Camaquã Mines, State of Rio Grande do Sul
A marker of cupper mining history in Brazil
Paulo Sérgio Gomes Paim - pg 501
[Site 064  -    Final printed version in PDF]

Historical Jaraguá Gold Excavations, State of São Paulo
The beginning of mining in Brazil
Celso Dal Ré Carneiro - pg 511
[Site 098: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

Diamond-Bearing Sopa Conglomerate,Diamantina Region, State of Minas Gerais
An historical register of diamond mining in Brazil
Mário Luiz de Sá Carneiro Chaves & Ítalo Meneghetti Filho - pg 517
[Site 036 -    Final printed version in PDF]

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Part 9: ASTROBLEME SITE

Araguainha Dome - States of Goiás and Mato Grosso
The largest astrobleme in South America
Álvaro P. Crósta - pg 531
[Site 001: Original english version in HTML - Final printed version in PDF]

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[See video of journalistic subject]


PUBLISHED SITES: VOLUME II (40 sites)

Winge,M.; Schobbenhaus,C.; Souza,C.R.G.;  Fernandes,A.C.S.; Queiroz,E.T.; Berbert-Born,M.; Campos,D.A. (Edts.). 2009. Sítios Geológicos e Paleontológicos do Brasil. Brasília: CPRM, 2009. v. 2. 515 p. il. color. ISBN 857499077-4.

Editores
Manfredo Winge
Carlos Schobbenhaus
Célia Regina de Gouveia Souza
Antônio Carlos S. Fernandes
Emanuel Teixeira de Queiroz
Mylène Berbert-Born
Diogenes de Almeida Campos

Download - Digital copy of printed Volume II [338Mb] or [132Mb]
In portuguese with bilingual Abstracts and Figure captions

Parts and Chapters  (geosites) linked in the lists below

Part 1: ASTROBLEME SITES (2 sites)
Part 2 : SPELEOLOLOGICAL SITES (2 sites)
Part 3: STRATIGRAPHICAL SITES (1 site)
Part 4 : GEOMORPHOLOGICAL SITES (8 sites)
Part 5 : HYDROGEOLOLOGICAL SITES (1 site)
Part 6 : HISTORY OF GEOLOGY AND MINING SITES (3 sites)
Part 7 : IGNEOUS SITES (2 sites)
Part 8 : MARINE SITES (1 site)
Part 9 : PALEOENVIRONMENTAL SITES (3 sites)
Part 10 : PALEONTOLOGICAL SITES (15 sites)
Part 11 : SEDIMENTOLOGICAL SITES (1 sites)
Part 12 : TECTONIC SITES (1 site)

Part 1: ASTROBLEME SITES

Vargeão Dome Astrobleme, State of Santa Catarina
A meteoritic impact record on volcanic rocks of the Paraná Basin
Alvaro P.Crósta; César Kazzuo-Vieira; Asit Choudhuri & Alfonso Schrank
[Pre print english version - Site114 - 12 pg] -[Final printed version in PDF]

See 2011 paper

The Colônia Crater, State of São Paulo
A probable astrobleme with Quaternary palaeoclimatic record in the Great São Paulo region
Claudio Riccomini; Bruno Jean Turcq; Marie-Pierre Ledru; Lucy Gomes Sant'Anna; José Antonio Ferrari
[Pre print version - Site116 - 10 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

[See 2011 paper]
[See video - journalistic subject on the land use of crater area]

Part 2 : SPELEOLOGICAL SITES

The Furna of the Buraco do Padre, Furnas Formation, State of Paraná
Underground erosion features in Devonian sandstones of the Paraná Basin, southern Brazil
Mário Sérgio de Melo; Mario Cezar Lopes; Martin Antonio Boska
[Pre print english version - Site110 - 11 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Lago Azul Cave, Bonito, State of Mato Grosso do Sul
Where the sunshine becomes blue
Paulo Cesar Boggiani; William Sallun Filho; Ivo Karmann; Ana Lúcia Gesicki; Nicoletta Moracchioli Philadelphi;Marcos Philadelphi
[Pre print english version - Site 107 - 11  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Part 3: STRATIGRAPHICAL SITES

White Column, Serra do Rio do Rastro, State of Santa Catarina
Classic Geologic Section of the Gondwana Continent in Brazil
Vitório Orlandi Filho; Antonio Sílvio Jornada Krebs;Luís Edmundo Giffoni
[Pre print english version - Site024 - 16 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Part 4 : GEOMORPHOLOGICAL SITES

Mount Roraima, State of Roraima
The Sentinel of Macunaíma
Nelson Joaquim Reis
[Pre print english version - Site038  - 7 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Itaimbezinho and Fortaleza, States of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina –
Magnific canyons sculpted in the Aparados da Serra scarps of the volcanic plateau of the Paraná Basin
Wilson Wildner; Vitório Orlandi Filho; Luís Edmundo Giffoni
[Pre print english version - Site050 - 12  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Talhado Canyon, Porteirinha region, Northern of Minas Gerais State
Outstanding geomorphic feature of a complete traverse of the Espinhaço Range
Mario Luiz de Sá Carneiro Chaves; Leila Benitez; Kerley Wanderson Andrade; Marcos Aurélio Sartori
[Pre print english version - Site128 - 8  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Eolianites of Flecheiras/Mundaú, Northwestern Coast of Ceará State, Brazil
An unique record of a coastal aeolian paleo-system
Alexandre Medeiros de Carvalho; Vanda Claudino-Sales; Luis Parente Maia; João Wagner Alencar Castro
[Pre print english version - Site118 - 10  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area (Area1)
Proposal of protection area (Area 2)

Dunes of Albardão, State of Rio Grande do Sul
Beautiful aeolian landscape in the far southern coast of Brazil
Renato Pereira Lopes; André Ugri; Francisco Sekiguchi de Carvalho Buchmann
[Pre print english version - Site003 - 9  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Pedra Pintada, State of Roraima
The icon of Parime Lake
Nelson Joaquim Reis; Carlos Schobbenhaus; Fernando Costa
[Pre print english version - Site012-  11  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Casca D´Anta Waterfall, São Roque de Minas, State of Minas Gerais
Craddle of the “Old Chico”, the River of National Integration
Mario Luiz de Sá Carneiro Chaves; Leila Benitez; Kerley Wanderson Andrade
[Pre print version - Site027 -  12  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Santa Bárbara Falls on the São Jorge River, State of Paraná
Beautiful landscape enhances the contact between basement and Ordovician-Silurian glaciogenic rocks
Lilian Patricia Massuqueto; Mário Sérgio de Melo; Gilson Burigo Guimarães; Mario Cezar Lopes
[Pre print version - Site047 -  11  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Part 5 : HYDROGEOLOGICAL SITES

Caldas Novas Hot Springs,  State of Goiás
Remarkable occurrence of thermal waters not related to magmatism
José Eloi Guimarães Campos; Uwe Tröger;Fábio Floriano Haesbaert
[Pre print english version - Site113  - 11 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Part 6 : HISTORY OF GEOLOGY AND MINING SITES

Itabira Peak, State of Minas Gerais
Geographic, hystorical and structural landmark of the Quadrilátero Ferrífero
Carlos Alberto Rosière; Friedrich Ewald Renger; Danielle Piuzana; Carlos Alberto Spier
[Pre print english version - Site042 - 9 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Serra da Piedade, Iron Quadrangle, state of Minas Gerais:
 from the myth of Sabarabuçu towards the historical, geological, natural e religious heritage
Úrsula Ruchkys de Azevedo; Friedrich Ewald Renger; Carlos Maurício Noce; Maria Márcia M. Machado
[Pre print english version - Site129 - 9 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Pedra Rica Hill, Grão Mogol, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
First Worldwide Diamond Deposit Exploited in a Rock
Mario Luiz de Sá Carneiro Chaves; Leila Benitez;Kerley Wanderson Andrade
[Pre print english version - Site130 - 9 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Part 7 : IGNEOUS SITES

Cabo Santo Agostinho Granite, State of Pernambuco
The only known Cretaceous granite in Brazil
Marcos Antonio Leite do Nascimento; Zorano Sérgio de Souza
[Pre print english version - Site111 - 10 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Engenho Saco Ignimbrite, State of Pernambuco
Record of cretaceous explosive volcanism of the Cabo Magmatic Province
Marcos Antonio Leite do Nascimento; Zorano Sérgio de Souza; José Marcelo Arnosio; Paulo Marcos P. Vasconcelos
[Pre print version - Site103  -  13  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Part 8 : MARINE SITES

Saint Peter and Saint Paulo Archipelago
Infracrustal rocks uplifted in the Atlantic Ocean
Thomas Ferreira da Costa Campos; Joaquim das Virgens Neto; Narendra Kumar Srivastava; Reinaldo Antônio Petta;Léo Afrânio Hartmann;João Francisco Silveira de Moraes; Liana Mendes; Suzan Roberta Melo Silveira
[Pre print english version - Site002 - 12 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Part 9 : PALEOENVIRONMENTAL SITES

Coquinas from the Paleolagoon of the Tauá-Pântano da Malhada Reserve, State of Rio de Janeiro
A record of holocenic climatic optimum
João Wagner Alencar Castro; Maria Célia Elias Senra; Renato Rodriguez Cabral Ramos
[Pre print english version - Site004 - 7  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Limestone Strata of Poty Quarry (Paulista), State of Pernambuco
Evidences of a catastrophic event on the first geological record of the K-T Boundary in South America
Gilberto Athayde Albertão; Paulo Pereira Martins Jr.
[Pre print english version - Site102 - 12 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Guaraú Striated Pavement, State of São Paulo
Marks of neopaleozoic glacier in Southeastern of Brazil
Annabel Pérez-Aguilar; Setembrino Petri; Raphael Hypólito; Sibele Ezaki; Paulo Alves de Souza; Caetano Juliani; Lena V.S. Monteiro; José Maria Azevedo Sobrinho; Francisco Moschini
[Pre print english version - Site035 - 10  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Part 10 : PALEONTOLOGICAL SITES

Conophyton of Cabeludo, Vazante Group, State of Minas Gerais
Dolomitic constructions by cyanobacteria in the Proterozoic
Marcel Auguste Dardenne
[Pre print english version - Site073 - 6 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Columnar stromatolites in the Sumidouro of the Carrapato River, Lagamar, State of Minas Gerais
Record of columnar dolomitic constructions by cyanobacteria in the Proterozoic of Brazil
Marcel Auguste Dardenne; José Eloi Guimarães Campos; Mário da Costa Campos Neto
[Pre print english version - Site074 - 8 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Morro do Papaléo outcrop, Mariana Pimentel, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Unique record of post-glacial sedimentary and floral succession of the Paleozoic from Paraná Basin.

Iannuzzi,R.; Scherer,C.M.S.; Souza,P.A.; Holz,M.; Caravaca,G.; Adami-Rodrigues,K.; Tybusch,G.P.; Souza,J.M.; Smaniotto,L.P.; Fischer,T.V.; Silveira,A.S.; Lykawka,R.; Boardman,D.R.; Barboza,E.G.
[Pre print version - Site101 - 15  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

The Northern Tocantins Petrified Forest, State of Tocantins
The most luxuriant and important Permian tropical-subtropical floristic record in the Southern Hemisphere
Dimas Dias-Brito; Rosemarie Rohn;  Joel Carneiro de Castro; Ricardo Ribeiro Dias; Ronny Rössler
[Pre print english version - Site104 - 15  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Fossiliferous Banks of Chuí Creek, State of Rio Grande do Sul
Outstanding Pleistocenic megafauna in extreme south of Brazil.
Renato Pereira Lopes; Francisco Sekiguchi de Carvalho Buchmann; Felipe Caron; Maria Elisabeth Gomes da Silva Itusarry
[Pre print english version - Site 119 - 9 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Popular language version in portuguese:
[ Pre print: Ossos de Mamíferos da Era do Gelo nas Barrancas do Arroio Chuí - RS ]
[See also printed chapter of Vol III in PDF]

B-17 Mine, Capanema, State of Pará, Brazil -
Expressive Record of a Cenozoic Brazilian Palaeolagoon
Vladimir de Araújo Távora; Eric Sandro Ferreira da Silveira; João Marinho Milhomem Neto
[Pre print english version - Site121 - 7 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Giant Stromatolites field of Santa Rosa de Viterbo, State of São Paulo
Excellent record of coastal environment of Irati Permian sea, Paraná basin
Fresia Ricardi-Branco; Edgar Taveiros de Caires; Adalene Moreira Silva
[Pre print english version - Site125 - 8  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Canoinhas Outcrop, State of Santa Catarina
Unique Record of the Permian Conifer Krauselcladus from the Paraná Basin
Jean Fanton; Rosemarie Rohn; Fresia Ricardi-Branco; Oscar Rösler
[Pre print english version - Site126 - 8  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Peirópolis and Serra da Galga Paleontological Site, Uberaba, State of Minas Gerais
Land of Brazilian dinosaurs

Luiz Carlos Borges Ribeiro & Ismar de Souza Carvalho
[Pre print english version - Site028 - 13  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Lajedo de Soledade, Apodi, State of Rio Grande do Norte
A remarkable megafauna site from northeastern Brazil
Kleberson de Oliveira Porpino; Valdeci dos Santos Júnior; Maria de Fátima Cavalcante Ferreira dos Santos
[Pre print english version - Site127 - 11  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Itaboraí Basin, State of Rio de Janeiro
Craddle of Mammals in Brazil
Lílian Paglarelli Bergqvist; Kátia Mansur; Maria Antonieta Rodrigues; Benedito Humberto Rodrigues-Francisco; Rhoneds Perez;  Maria da Conceição Beltrão
[Pre print english version - Site123 - 19  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Serra do Cadeado, State of Paraná
A Paleobiologic Window to the Continental Permian of South America
Max Cardoso Langer; Estevan Eltink; Jonathas de Souza Bittencour; Rosemarie Rohn
[Pre print version - Site007  - 17  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Quitéria Outcrop, Encruzilhada do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul
Lagoonal sediments with a singular phytofossiliferous association of Rio Bonito formation
André Jasper; Margot Guerra-Sommer; Rualdo Menegat; Miriam Cazzulo-Klepzig; Fresia Soledad Ricardi Torres Branco; Juliana Salvi
[Pre print english version - Site008 - 11  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Fossiliferous Tanks of Itapipoca, State of Ceará, Brazil
Drinking fountains and cemeteries of prehistoric megafauna
Celso Lira Ximenes
[Pre print version - Site014  -  13  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

 Ichnofossils of the Porto Primavera Power Plant, State of São Paulo
Dinosaur and mammal footprints in rocks from the Caiuá neocretaceous desert
Luiz Alberto Fernandes; Fernando Antonio Sedor; Rafael Costa da Silva; Luiz Roberto da Silva; Adalberto Aurélio Azevedo;Alessandra Gonçalves Siqueira
[Pre print english version - Site013 -  10  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Part 11 : SEDIMENTOLOGICAL SITES

São Miguel Conglomerate in the Vale da Lua Valley, South of the Chapada dos Veadeiros Park, State of Goiás, Brazil
Beautiful exotic scenario modeled by fluvial erosion
José Eloi Guimarães Campos; Cimara Francisca Monteiro; Marcel Auguste Dardenne
[Pre print english version - Site077 - 7 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Part 12 : TECTONIC SITES

Cliffs in the Ponta Grossa Beach, Icapuí Coast, State of Ceará
Important cenozoic tectonic deformations in sedimentary rocks of the Barreiras Formation
Debora do Carmo Sousa; Emanuel Ferraz Jardim de Sá; Helenice Vital; Marcos Antonio Leite do Nascimento
[Pre print version - Site120  -  12  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

PUBLISHED SITES: VOLUME III (18 sites)

Winge,M.; Schobbenhaus,C.; Souza,C.R.G.;  Fernandes,A.C.S.;  Berbert-Born,M.; Salun Filho,W.; Queiroz ,E.T.(Edts.) 2013. Sítios Geológicos e Paleontológicos do Brasil. Brasília: CPRM, 2013. v. 3. p. il. color. ISBN 978-85-7499-198-6

Editors:
Manfredo Winge
Carlos Schobbenhaus
Célia Regina de Gouveia Souza
Antônio Carlos S. Fernandes
Mylène Berbert-Born
William Sallun Filho
Emanuel Teixeira de Queiroz

Download - Digital copy of printed Volume III [345Mb]  or [181Mb]
In portuguese with bilingual Abstracts and Figure captions

Parts and Chapters  (geosites) linked in the lists below

Part 1 - ASTROBLEME SITES (1 site)
Part 2 - GEOMORPHOLOGICAL SITES (6 sites)
Part 3 - HISTORY OF THE GEOLOGY, PALEONTOLOGY AND MINING (2 sites)
Part 4 - PALEOENVIRONMENTAL SITES (1 site)
Part 5 - PALEONTOLOGICAL SITES  (5 sites)
Part 6 - SEDIMENTOLOGICAL SITES  (3 sites)
Part 7 -
Descriptions of sites in popular language (4 sites)
Part 8 - Map and list of aproved proposals not-published (49 proposals)

Part 1 - ASTROBLEME SITES

The Vista Alegre Astrobleme, State of Paraná
Meteoritic impact on volcanic flows of the Serra Geral Fomartion, Paraná Basin
Alvaro Penteado Crósta; Rafael de Aguiar Furuie; Alfonso Schrank; César Kazzuo Vieira
[Pre print english version - Site044  - 12 pg] -   [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

[See video - journalistic subject]

Part 2 - GEOMORPHOLOGICAL SITES

Pedra do Baú, São Bento do Sapucaí, , State of São Paulo
An impressive landscape and record of the post-continental breakup tectonic and denudation events
Silvio Takashi Hiruma; Antonio Luiz Teixeira

[Pre print version - Site055  - 17  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Itambé Peak, Espinhaço Range, State of Minas Gerais
Outstanding residual relief in the Gondwana erosion surface
Mario Luiz de Sá Carneiro Chaves; Kerley Wanderson Andrade; Leila Benitez
[Pre print version - Site057  - 12  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

[See video: Overflight and Escalade -  Drone da Montanha - Pedra do Baú - Brasil 2014

 

 

Três Morrinhos, Terra Rica, Paraná State
Silicified dune sandstones of the Caiuá Desert testify K-T erosional surface level

Luiz Alberto Fernandes; Edivando Vitor do Couto; Leonardo José Cordeiro Santos
[Pre print version - Site058 - 17  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Ponta de Jericoacoara, State of Ceará
Nice promontory with neoproterozoic rocks associated to beaches and quaternary dunes recording sea level variations

Katia de Julio; Christiano Magini; Luis Parente Maia; João Wagner de Alencar Castro 
[Pre print version - Site059 - 15  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Sea of Balls of Lajedo do Pai Mateus, Cabaceiras, State of Paraíba (Brazil)
Field of giant granitic boulders and pre-Columbian art rock records

Geysson de Almeida Lages; Marcelo de Souza Marinho; Marcos Antonio Leite do Nascimento; Vladimir Cruz de Medeiros; Elton Luiz Dantas; Djair Fialho
[Pre print version - Site068 - 15  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Pedra Furada (Hollow Stone) of Venturosa, State of Pernambuco
Rare granitic arch with dioritic enclaves
Gorki Mariano; Paulo de Barros Correia; Rogério Valença Ferreira; Ana Cláudia de Aguiar Accioly
[Pre print version - Site063 - 13  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Part 3 - HISTORY OF THE GEOLOGY, PALEONTOLOGY AND MINING SITES

Stromatolites from Nova Campina and Itapeva, State of São Paulo, Brazil
First stromatolites described in South America
William Sallun Filho; Thomas Rich Fairchild; Fernando Flávio Marques de Almeida; Daniel Rodrigues de França
[
Pre print version - Site049 - 16 pg] -  [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Popular language version in portuguese:
[Pre print: Estromatólitos de Nova Campina e Itapeva, SP - Registros de vida primitiva com um bilhão de anos ]
[See also printed chapter of Vol III in PDF]

Beachrock of Jaconé, State of Rio de Janeiro
A stone in the path of Charles Darwin
Kátia Leite Mansur; Renato Rodriguez Cabral Ramos; Gisele Giseé Furukawa  
[Pre print version - Site060  - 19 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Part 4 - PALEOENVIRONMENTAL SITES

Striated Pavement of Calembre, Brejo do Piauí, State of Piauí
Record of 360 million years old continental glaciers in Northeastern Brazil
Mario Vicente Caputo; Luiza Corral Martins de Oliveira Ponciano
[Pre print version - Site052  -  12  pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Part 5 - PALEONTOLOGICAL SITES

Passo das Tropas, Santa Maria, State of Rio Grande do Sul
A Triassic biostratigraphic marker on the Gondwanan paleofloristic evolution of the Paraná Basin
Atila Augusto Stock Da-Rosa; Margot Guerra-Sommer; Miriam Cazzulo-Klepzig
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Pre print version - Site084  - 14 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Fossiliferous Outcrop of Oiti, Parnaíba Basin, State of Piauí
Record of a devonian sea in Northeastern Brazil
Luiza Corral Martins de Oliveira Ponciano; Vera Maria Medina da Fonseca; Antonio Carlos Sequeira Fernandes; Deusana Maria da Costa Machado; Aline Rocha de Souza
[Pre print version - Site051  - 11 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Paleoburrow of Cristal county, State of Rio Grande do Sul
Record of fossorial activity of extinct giant mammals in southern Brazil
Francisco Sekiguchi Buchmann; Renato Pereira Lopes; Felipe Caron
[Pre print version - Site048 - 11 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Fossil Reptiles from General Salgado, SP:
Record of environmental transformations in the Bauru Basin during the Cretaceous
Ismar de Souza Carvalho; Felipe Mesquita de Vasconcellos; Thiago da Silva Marinho; Pedro Henrique Nobre; Antonio Celso de Arruda Campos; João Tadeu Arruda 
[Pre print version - Site053  - 15 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Predebon Fossiliferous Site, Quarta Colônia, State of Rio Grande do Sul
Triassic vertebrate footprints in southern Paraná Basin
Rafael Costa da Silva; Michel Marques Godoy; Raquel Barros Binotto; Henrique Zerfass
[Pre print english version - Site045 - 9 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

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Part 6 - SEDIMENTOLOGICAL SITES

Guaritas do Camaquã, RS
An exuberant geomorphological and sedimentological scenario
Paulo Sérgio Gomes Paim; Claus Fallgatter; Ariane Santos da Silveira
[Pre print version - Site076  - 14 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area

Reefs, the Sea Sidewalk of Recife, State of Pernambuco
Important holocenic record of relative sea level above the current
Alcina Magnólia Franca Barreto; Hortência Maria Barbosa de Assis; Francisco Hilário Rego Bezerra; Kenitiro Suguio
[Pre print version - Site040  - 13 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Ponta das Lajes and the Waters Junction, State of Amazonas
The Alter do Chão Formation as geological frame of the spectacular Waters Junction of Solimões and Negro rivers
Elena Franzinelli; Hailton Igreja
[Pre print version - Site054  - 20 pg] - [Final printed version in PDF]

Proposal of protection area