Georges Clauzon was maître-Assistant at the University of Aix-en-Provence, associated to a Departement of Geography in the early seventies. Apparently, he worked all by himself in the Maritimes Alps, trying to unravel the causes of some strange anomalies he noticed in the paleogeo-morphology and in the karst topography of Mesozoic carbonates.

I met him in Lyon in September 1971, at the 5th Congress of the Committee of Mediterranean Neogene Stratigraphy (CMNS). Chair of the Congress was Professor M. Vigneaux, who insisted very much with me to have a preliminary report on the first exploratory drilling campaign of the Glomar Challenger...

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