Seven Coloured Earth in Chamarel

Local name7 Coloured Earth - Chamarel
LocationMascarene Islands, Mauritius

The seven Coloured Earths are a geological formation and prominent tourist attraction found in the Chamarel plain of the Rivière Noire District in south-western Mauritius. It is a relatively small area of sand dunes comprising sand of seven distinct colours. The main feature of the place is that since these differently coloured sands spontaneously settle in different layers, dunes acquire a surrealistic, striped colouring. Since the earth was first exposed, rains have carved beautiful patterns into the hillside, creating an effect of earthen meringue.

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Address (Unnamed Road), Mauritius

Coordinates -20°26'25.153" N 57°22'24.523" E

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