Great Escapes for Geotourists in Hout Bay

Great Escapes for Geotourists in Hout Bay

There is a growing interest in “geotourism” in southern Africa. Hout Bay has some gems for the would-be geologist, not least of which is the famous nonconformity (photo a & c) between the light-coloured Cape Granite (intruded 540Ma) and the overlying maroon to brown thinly bedded mudstones and sandstones of the Graafwater Formation (518My) at…