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ATLANTERRA – Barragem Espinhaço de Cão (Lousal 2)

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Hidden : 12/2/2011
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ATLANTERRA – Barragem Espinhaço de Cão

(Lousal 2)


Barragem de Espinhaço de Cão – A barragem localizada na ribeira de Espinhaço de Cão era a principal fonte de água limpa da mina do Lousal, tendo sido construída pela empresa mineira no início do séc. XX. A casa das bombas assinala o lugar da captação.

fEsta cache foi implantada no âmbito do projecto de investigação ATLANTERRA/GREEN MINES. O Projecto pretende assinalar alguns locais com geossítios importantes do Baixo Alentejo dedicados às minas e geologia da Faixa Piritosa Ibérica, a principal província metalogenética do país. Esta actividade será divulgada através do website ATLANTERRA.



ATLANTERRA – Espinhaço de Cão Dam

(Lousal 2)


Espinhaço de Cão dam – The dam located on the riverside of the Espinhaço Cão stream was the main source of clean water of the Lousal mine, having been built by the mining company at the beginning of the 20th century. The water pump house marks the place of the water capture.


This cache is an integral part of Project ATLANTERRA/GREEN MINES. This same Project intends to mark some of the best and most important geosites  within the Lower Alentejo province. All sites are dedicated to the mines and geology of the Iberian Pyrite Belt, the most important metalogenic province in the country.


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Pbaqhgn qr áthn / Zrgny jngre cvcr

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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