1 Like

Le Cirque de Gavarnie, Pyrénées
France

Le cirque de Gavarnie, patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO, est un cirque naturel de type glaciaire de six kilomètres de diamètre et environ 1500m de haut, situé dans le massif montagneux des Pyrénées sur la commune française de Gavarnie Hautes-Pyrénées.

De nombreux sommets composent le cirque de Gavarnie : le grand pic d'Astazou, le pic du Marboré, les pic de la cascade orientale, la tour de Gavarnie, le casque de Gavarnie et le pic du Taillon.

View More »

Copyright: Patrick Besse
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8323x4161
Uploaded: 21/12/2008
Updated: 03/10/2014
Views:

...


Tags: "cirque de gavarnie"; unesco; pyrénées; montagne
comments powered by Disqus

Marquis Philipppe
Cirque de Gavarnie
Cisco
Gavarnie Gavarnie
Emeric Commenge
Cirque de Gavarnie
tabanou denis
Circus of Gavarnie
tabanou denis
Circus of gavarnie
Vincent Vermorel
Gavarnie circus and breach of Roland
Rolando gap
josu barandiaran
Brèche de Roland
tabanou denis
Breach of Roland
tabanou denis
Gavarnie
Vincent Vermorel
pasture of Pla d'Ailhet
Rolando gap & Narciso plain
Юрий Рыбальский
Fields by Highway 22x
zeljko soletic
Lokrum Botanical garden
Milo Timbol
Barracuda lake in coron, palawan, philippines
Marcin Klaban
Abandoned school workshops.
Federico Infanti
Venice - view on Palazzo Ducale
jacky cheng
National Aquatics Center-Water Cube(Platform)
Benedek Pozsgay
Hungarian Parliament - Delegation room
Amin Abedini
Nasir Al Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran
Calvin K McDonald
Lower Hanson Lake, Sawtooth National Forest, Stanley, Idaho, USA
süleyman çakır 5443620062
abdullahpaşa cami
Alessandro Ugazio
Introspectacular by Deniz Kurtel, blue lights
Konstantin
Jan 2014 George Washington Bridge
Patrick Besse
Avpano 034
Patrick Besse
Villeneuve sur Lot, la cale de la marine
Patrick Besse
Avpano 044
Patrick Besse
Château de Bonaguil
Patrick Besse
Avpano 034
Patrick Besse
Avpano 018
Patrick Besse
Avpano 004
Patrick Besse
Le Moulin de Coulx
Patrick Besse
Avpano 005
Patrick Besse
Avpano 016
Patrick Besse
Avpano 036
Patrick Besse
Lège-Cap Ferret, Claouey, Bassin d'Arcachon
More About France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.Text by Steve Smith.