Las Médulas

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The spectacular landscape of Las Médulas resulted from 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. The same aqueducts were used to wash the extensive gold deposits.

Las Médulas is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Carucedo
León
Spain

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