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Quarry of Mas Médulas

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Quarry
Location type: Quarry
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
Made by DromosReference
Made by Dromos

The spectacular landscape of Las Médulas resulted from the Ruina Montium, a Roman mining technique described by Pliny the Elder in 77 AD consisted of undermining the mountain with large quantities of water supplied by at least seven long aqueducts tapping the rivers in the nearby mountains.

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Linked themes: History, Geology

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