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December 28, 2008
Dourbies 300105 30750
Gard Languedoc-Roussillon
44.064 3.447 880 m

Winter without flourishes.

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Dourbie river at the bottom of its benumbed Cevennes valley engourdie, in the National park of the Cevennes, the solid mass of Aigoual.

Dourbie is a Cevennes river. It takes its source with the mount of Aulas, in Linguas, to 1300 m, the south of the mountain of Aigoual, in the department of Gard.
It also runs in the department of Aveyron and is thrown, after 920 m of unevenness and 72 km of course through throats and valleys between Black Causse and Causse of Larzac, in Millau in the Tarn with the bridge of Cureplat to 320 m, him even tributary of the Garonne.
Its irregular and seasonal course with known the minimal flow of 2,9 cubic meters a second, to reach up to 728 cubic meters a second maximum flow.
Dourbie is famous near the trout fishermen.

The National Park of the Cevennes is a French national park covering the natural area of the Cevennes, which extends on the departments from Lozere, Gard, of Ardeche, of Aveyron of the Languedoc-Roussillon areas, the Middi-Pyrenees and the Rhone-Alpes.
This park of 321380 hectares, shelters 41000 permanent residents in 117 communes, mainly stockbreeders.

Dourbies is a french commune, located in the Gard district of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 204 Dourbiens, distributed on 59 km², that is to say 3 hab./km².728 cubic meters a second maximum flow.

My images of Dourbies.

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