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Exhibition - Termignon au fil des roches

Cultural, Exhibition in Val-Cenis
Free
  • From marble canyons to quartzite cliffs, from shale fountains to copper mines... Come have a look at the rich geology of Val-Cenis Termignon, the second largest "commune" in mainland France!

  • Situated at the interface of several geological units, the immediate surroundings of Termignon are a great place to embrace the diversity of Alpine rocks: calcschist, micaschist, gypsum, "cargneule", limestone, dolomite, marble, quartzite…

    Some of these rocks contain a host of metallic ores, which have been extensively researched and exploited in the past – a centuries-old mining history now fading into oblivion.

    Discarding complicated words and concepts in favour of images, this...
    Situated at the interface of several geological units, the immediate surroundings of Termignon are a great place to embrace the diversity of Alpine rocks: calcschist, micaschist, gypsum, "cargneule", limestone, dolomite, marble, quartzite…

    Some of these rocks contain a host of metallic ores, which have been extensively researched and exploited in the past – a centuries-old mining history now fading into oblivion.

    Discarding complicated words and concepts in favour of images, this exhibition shows the distinctive aspects of our various rocks in the mountainscape.

    For those curious to learn more about the illustrated sites, a companion brochure is available from the Office du tourisme.
  • Rates
  • Free
Schedules
Schedules
  • From April 25, 2022 until September 15, 2022
    Opened Everyday
    * Accessible during the opening hours of the tourist information office.
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