Les Orgues Basaltiques - Monistrol d'Allier, Auvergne Rhône Alpes
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bono2333
N 44° 58.098 E 003° 38.306
31T E 550346 N 4979627
Quick Description: [FR] Un point de vue sur les magnifiques orgues basaltiques de Monistrol d'Allier. [EN] A point of view on the magnificent basalt organ of Monistrol d'Allier.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 2/19/2019 7:01:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM103P2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George
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Long Description:
[FR] Les orgues (par analogie avec l'instrument) ou les colonnes basaltiques sont une formation géologique composée de colonnes régulières. Elle résulte de la solidification et de la contraction thermique d'une coulée basaltique peu de temps après son émission.

Les coordonnées de ce Waymarks sont celles d'une croix depuis laquelle vous pourrait admirer les orgues basaltiques de Monistrol d'Allier.

Si vous le souhaiter vous pouvez également en profiter pour découvrir le sentier des orgues. Le sentier vous guidera à travers les fantastiques falaises basaltiques issues du feu des volcans de la haute vallée de l'Allier. Accès : bourg de Monistrol-d'Allier. Traverser l'Allier et places de parking dans le bourg. Randonnée : 2h30 le long du sentier des orgues, 8 km, balisage jaune, départ de Monistrol d'Allier, le long du chemin de St-Jacques puis suivre la signalétique sentier des orgues. Autres: prévoir des chaussures adaptées. Se munir du dépliant descriptif disponible dans les commerces du bourg.

[EN] The organs (by analogy with the instrument) or the basaltic columns are a geological formation composed of regular columns. It results from the solidification and the thermal contraction of a basaltic flow shortly after its emission.

The coordinates of this Waymarks are those of a cross from which you could admire the basaltic organs of Monistrol d'Allier.

If you wish you can also take the opportunity to discover the organ trail. The trail will guide you through the fantastic basaltic cliffs from the fire of the volcanoes of the upper Allier Valley. Access: market town of Monistrol-d'Allier. Cross the Allier and parking spaces in the village. Hiking: 2h30 along the trail of the organs, 8 km, yellow markings, departure from Monistrol d'Allier, along the path of St-Jacques then follow the signs organ trail. Other: provide adapted shoes. Bring the descriptive leaflet available in the shops of the town.

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