LA PLUS CHAUDE (HOTTEST Natural Spring in Europe) - Source Naturelle de l'Europe
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 44° 51.213 E 003° 00.158
31T E 500208 N 4966681
Quick Description: [FR] Remarquable par sa température élevée (82°C) qui en fait la source naturelle la plus chaude d'Europe [EN] The most famous hot spring in Chaudes-Aigues is the Par with a water temperature of 82° - the hottest in Europe.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 6/8/2018 10:36:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMYF7F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
[FR] Son débit est suffisant pour alimenter le centre thermal Caleden, il est de 300 litres par minute. Son nom vient du mot "parer" en français enlever les soies du cochon, que l'on épilait à la source.

[EN] One local story suggests that the source is so-named because a pig was dressed (paré) or jointed thanks to the hot water. The waters are used all year round. In winter, they have provided heat for houses and the church as district heating since the 14th Century; from the spring the waters are channeled to the spa for the treatment of rheumatics.
Type of documentation of superlative status: Web site

Location of coordinates: The Hot Spring

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