COUTO DAS PICOUTAS

Nature along the Way
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Location

Parish: Allariz (Santiago)

Place: O San Salvador

Allariz - Ourense

Coordinates:
42º 09' 59.8" N - 7º 47' 29.4" W

Description

O Couto das Picoutas is a granite formation. Granite is an igneous rock, which means that it was formed through the cooling and solidification of magma. When less resistant  materials cover it, rainwater finally filters through them and erodes the rock, creating pointed shapes like this one.
Arriba