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La presa del embalse del Ebro

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Hidden : 9/7/2013
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El pantano del Ebro está construido en el rio Ebro en el norte de España. Se encuentra a caballo entre la comarca burgalesa de Las Merindades y la comarca cántabra de Campoo-Los Valles. Es el tercer embalse de mayor capacidad de la cuenca hidrográfica del Ebro, por detrás de los embalses de Mequinenza y Canelles.

El 70% de la totalidad del embalse se encuentra dentro de Cantabria, mientras el otro 30% se encuentra en Burgos. Se nutre de aguas cántabras en un altísimo porcentaje, por los ríos Ebro, Híjar e Izarilla, y el deshielo de las cumbres de Tresmares, en su lado este, y de toda la Sierra de Isar. Mientras que de la parte burgalesa el río Virga vierte su corriente en el pantano.


Datos de la presa


Tipo: Hormigón.

Altura 34 metros

Longitud de coronación 216 metros

Cota de coronación 840 metros

Cota de cimentación 806 metros

Cota de cauce 814 metros



Ebro's reservoir is built in the Ebro river, in the north of Spain. It is located between Las Merindades (Burgos province) and the area of Campoo-Los Valles, which belongs to Cantabria province. It is the third reservoir with the most capacity of the whole drainage area of Ebro river. First and second are Mequienza and Canelles reservoirs.

The largest part, which represents the 70%, it is situated in Cantabria. Whereas the 30% in Burgos. It is fed by cantabrian waters in a very high percentaje, by Ebro, Hijar and Izarilla rivers. Thaw of Tresmares peaks in its east side and the whole Isar mountain chain. On the other hand, it is the Virga river that pours its flow into the part of Burgos.


Reservoir's data


Kind: Concrete.

Height: 34 meters - 11,3 feet.

Highest level: 840 meters - 280 feet.

Lowest point: 806 meters - 268,6 feet.

Channel level: 814 meters - 271,3 feet.


El caché


El caché se encuentra cerca de la presa del pantano. Es una bolsita de plástico con "libro de firmas". Llevar boli para firmar.

The cache is situated next to the gate of the reservoir. It is a small plastic bag with the logbook inside. Please take a pen with you.


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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Lbh jvyy arrq gb gbhpu jbbq.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 1/28/2018 9:06:02 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (5:06 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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