Sommet du Puy de Dôme - Ceyssat et Orcines, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lamiche37
N 45° 46.354 W 002° 57.866
30T E 502764 N 5068779
Quick Description: Le puy de dome, plus haut somme de la chaîne des Puys The Puy-de-dome, higher summit of puys chain
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 7/16/2019 7:45:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM10ZCT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 8

Long Description:
Le puy de Dôme est un volcan endormi de la chaîne des Puys, dans le Massif central. Il se trouve à une quinzaine de kilomètres de Clermont-Ferrand et a donné son nom au département du Puy-de-Dôme. La chaîne des Puys est devenue un site classé en 2000. Le puy de Dôme fait partie du réseau des grands sites de France et a reçu, début 2008, le label « Grand site de France ».

The puy de Dôme is a sleeping volcano of the Puys chain, in the Massif Central. It is located about fifteen kilometers from Clermont-Ferrand and gave its name to the department of Puy-de-Dôme. The Chaîne des Puys became a classified site in 2000. The puy de Dôme is part of the network of major sites in France and received, in early 2008, the label "Grand site de France"

Le puy de Dôme, comme tous les volcans de la chaîne des Puys, repose sur un plateau granitique (socle cristallin) situé à un peu moins de 1 000 mètres d’altitude. Il s’agit d’un ancien dôme de lave de forme tronconique. Haut de 550 mètres et large de deux kilomètres à la base, son sommet culmine à 1 465 mètres d’altitude



The puy de Dôme, like all volcanoes in the Puys chain, rests on a granitic plateau (crystalline basement) located at a height of less than 1,000 meters. This is an old lava dome frustoconical shape. 550 meters high and two kilometers wide at the base, its summit is 1465 meters high.
Altitude in Feet: 4806

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