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La Cantera del Torcal, Antequera (Málaga)

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Hidden : 01/01/2006
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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En el Torcal de Antequera, fácil de acceder, a 1076m de altitud / In the Torcal de Antequera, easy to accede, to 1076m of altitude

La Cantera del Torcal

El Torcal también tiene sus lados menos bonitos, según se mire....

La explotación industrial del siglo XIX origina un intenso carboneo del encinar; la extracción de piedra se hace intensa y el pastoreo se masifica, impidiendo la regeneración natural de la vegetación.

A todo ello se debe el aspecto desolado hoy apreciable en muchas partes de la Sierra. Ya en este siglo coincidiendo con el fin de las explotaciones de las canteras, El Torcal quedó como zona de pastoreo extensivo, cultivándose las dolinas en épocas de escasez.

La reciente adquisición por la Junta de Andalucía de la práctica totalidad del Paraje ha permitido iniciar la restauración de este singular enclave de nuestra geografía, lugar en el que la Naturaleza muestra una de sus caras más insólitas.

El tesoro esta oculto bajo una gran piedra, cuidado con el lugar, muy próximo al filo de la cantera.

Contenido inicial: Mosquetones, muñecos, insectos incrustados, dinosaurios, peluche musical, regalos especiales hechos por ^ozo^

 


La Cantera del Torcal

The Torcal also has its less pretty sides, as you can see....

The industrial operation of the 19th century caused an extensive burning of oakwood into charcoal; the stone mining became intense and cattle herding massive, preventing the natural regeneration of the vegetation.

Everything  gives a destroyed sight today in many parts of the Mountain range. Already in this century, coinciding with the termination of the quarries, the Torcal stayed as zone of extensive cattle herding, cultivating the
dolinas at times of shortage.

The recent acquisition by la Junta de Andalucía of almost the whole has allowed to initiate the restoration of this peculiar enclave in our geography,  the place in which nature shows one of its more unusual faces.

The treasure (cache) is hidden one under a great stone, with care for the place, very next to the edge of the quarry.

Initial content: snaplinks,  laid in insects, dinosaurs, dolls, musical cuddle toy, special gifts done by ^ozo^

(thanks to mijn koen by the English translation)

 

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