LOUSAS

Nature along the Way
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On the Way of St. James

Location

Parish: San Xusto (San Xusto)

Place: A Medua

Carballeda de Valdeorras - Ourense

Coordinates:
42º 23' 39.5" N - 6º 51' 43.0" W

Description

Slate is a metamorphic rock that originates when clay is transformed into rock by being submitted to strong tectonic compression. It is
characterised by being divided into layers by a process called foliation. The Valdeorras district is Galicia’s leading producer and exporter of slate.

The Ways of St. James

The Winter Camino
Arriba