Bukit Timah is the highest point of Singapore and is formed of igneous rock, granite. The Central Catchment Area in the center of the island is also made up of igneous rock. Granite available in the nation occurs in two different masses.
The central and northern areas consist of the large part of the granite while the smaller portion is nestled along the northeastern part of the nation. The charming hills and exotic valleys located in the northwestern part of Singapore are dominated by the reserves of sedimentary rocks.
The large variations of conglomerate, sandstone and shale are also available in the places near the islands located to the south and west. The sedimentary rocks mainly comprise of the sandstone and the mudstones. In the place called Little Guilin, gabbro is found extensively. In the northeastern part of Singapore metamorphic rocks are found. Pulau Tekong located in the east coast of Singapore also features deposits of metamorphic rocks. The metamorphic rocks of the region are mainly made up of quartzite. It is said that an ancient river system deposited the semi-hardened old Alluvium in the eastern part of the nation. In order to collect more information on the geography of Singapore log on to our site focussingapore.
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