Fontaine de Roches


Useful Information

Location: Roches-les-Blamont, Rue des Tilleuls
Open: No restrictions.
[2009]
Fee: free.
[2009]
Classification:  Karst Spring
Dimension: bring torch
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History


Description

The Fontaine de Roches is a small karst spring named after the nearby village Roches-les-Blamont. It is located right above the village. The water flowing downhill looses a lot of the limestone it contains right on the first meters. The result is a typical escarpment of tufa, limestone accumulated by the karst water. The growing rock forms cascades like the Cacsade de Roche, overgrown with green algae and moss.


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