Photographer's Note

September 26th, 2010
Camarès 120044 12360
Aveyron Midi-Pyrénées
43.821 2.879 400

A village of the Rougier, Camarès

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Other view.

The village of Camarès mentioned into 883, extends on the ROUGIER of Camarès. Overlooked by a neo-gothic saint-Michel church of 1869, it is crossed by the DOURDOU river, known as "Dourdou de Camarès", that crosses the "Pont Vieux", old bridge, built about 13th century.

_ A ROUGIER is a landscape characterized by red grounds, made of sandstones, clays and schists coloured by iron oxide.

_ The DOURDOU, known as "Dourdou de Camarès", takes its source at 1050 meters of altitude, in the mounts of Carroux and Espinouze, in Castanet-le-Haut, in the department of Hérault, it passes in Aveyron, before throwing in the TARN, on its left bank, in Broquiès in the department of the Tarn, after a course of 87 km and the crossing of a catchment area of 658 km². Its flow can pass from a minimal flow of 1.5 m³/s to a maximum flow of 650 m³/s. Description.

CAMARÈS is a french commune, located in the department of Aveyron of the Midi-Pyrénées area, populated of 1015 Camarésiens in 2007, distributed out of 42 km², that is to say 25 hab./km².

The commune of Camarès is a Commune of the Rougier of Camarès., between the valleys of Sorgues, Dourdou and Grauzou rivers, in the Parc naturel régional des Grands Causses.

My images of Camarès.
My images of Dourdou of Camarès valley.

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