CANÓN DO RÍO MIÑO

Nature along the Way
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Location

Parish: Belesar (San Bartolomeu)

Place: Belesar

Chantada - Lugo

Coordinates:
42º 35' 29.0" N - 7º 43' 27.9" W

Description

The River Miño flows through a deep gorge at the village of Belesar, where the walls are fully covered in vines planted in plots on socalcos (a Galician word for terraces). This method of cultivation retains the earth, allowing very steep land like this to be used for wine growing.
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