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Las Medulas, former mining site dating back to Roman times. This exploitation over several centuries has left a landscape of eroded red hills and underground galleries (canals). The Las Médulas site has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Province of Leon, Spain

© Jean-Philippe Delobelle / Biosphoto

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Image size: 8256x5504 pixels (27.5"x18.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2019-06-26

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Area / Forest / Mediterranean forest

Science / Meteorology / Meteorological phenomenon / Fog

Ambiance / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Earth's crust / Erosion

Economic activity / Mining industry / Mine

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / gold

Shot / Overview

Earth's crust / Landform / Cliff

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom / Sedimentary bottom

Species / Relation between species / Man-induced activity


Europe / European Union / Spain / Castile and León Autonomous community / Leon (province)

History / Ancient history / Ancient Rome

Individual / Nobody

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