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Mallorca Sa Calobra


Bis 1932 lebten in dem winzigen Dorf Sa Calobra 32 Menschen. Das Dorf konnte nur über den Seeweg verlassen werden, oder über einen beschwerlichen und gefährlichen Weg über Stock und Stein durch den Torrent de Pareis über die höchsten Berge von Mallorca. So konnte der nächste Ort Escorca erreicht werden, der seinerseits außer einer Kirche aus dem 13. Jahrhundert kein ausgeprägtes Zentrum hatte.

Die 14 Kilometer lange Serpentienenstrecke mit 12 Haarnadelkurven wurde von dem italienischen Ingenieur Antonio Paretti geplant und 1932 ausgeführt. Paretti wollte eine Beeinträchtigung der Berge, wie auch die Anlage schroffer, steiler Kurven vermeiden. Fast von jeder Stelle der Straße sieht man vier Straßenbänder.

Die Serpentinenstrecke bietet ein sanftes Gefälle bis zur ausfälligsten Stelle, dem Krawattenknoten. Auf Höhe von Sa Moleta sah Paretti nur die Möglichkeit, die Straße mit einer 270°-Kurve um sich selbst kreisen zu lassen.

Für die Arbeiten wurden 31.000 Kubikmeter Fels überwiegend von Hand abgetragen und an Dammstrecken oder talseitig wieder eingebaut. Hinzugefügt wurde nur Teer als Bindemittel.

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Copyright: Frank Ellmerich
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 28/10/2012
Uploaded: 21/12/2012
Atualizado: 03/04/2015


Tags: spain; spanien; mallorca; sa; colobra; mittelmeer; pollenca; palma; beach; santa eulalia; placa; major; castle; bellver; burg
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