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Crossed by the Tarn, the city of Albi reflects nicely on the river ...

"The Tarn river runs through the town of Albi. This is the third tributary of the Garonne and Dordogne after the Lot. Has its source at Mount Lozère, through the gorges of the Tarn Albi then reached from the east. The Tarn form a large loop bisecting the city.'s historic center is located on the left bank of the river. it through town before the entrance and continued moving toward the southwest and flows into the Garonne. River is navigable from the Garonne. it possible to ensure the wine trade Gaillac, hemp and pastel through flat-bottomed barges. Tarn has long been an important part of the Albigensian industry through the power and regularity of its flow. Albi is also crossed by small tributaries and sub-tributary of the Tarn are the Séoux Creek, the Creek and its tributary the Caussels Creek Jauzou.

The Tarn valley where Albi corresponds to the Aquitaine basin sedimentary rocks deposited in the Gulf of Albi and Castres. It includes the sandstone dating from the Quaternary deposited on terraces carved by the Tarn and susceptible to erosion. Around Albi, the plates forming the Causse Albi Carmaux or makes poor limestone ... " According to Wikipedia

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