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In the Jonte river valley, Gatuzieres


In the Jonte river valley, Gatuzieres
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Copyright: joel berthonneau (jlbrthnn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7303 W: 0 N: 22961] (76039)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-10-15
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Jonte valley and canyon [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-12-07 2:44
Viewed: 2753
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
October 15th, 2009
Gatuzières 480069 48150
Lozere Languedoc-Roussillon
44.198 3.488 824 m

In the Jonte river valley, Gatuzières

One sight.
Other sight.

The village of Gatuzières, on a buttress of CAUSSE MÉJEAN, in the JONTE river valley, not far from its source at the foot of MONT-AIGOUAL.

_La JONTE takes its source in the Massif of the Mont Aigoual, near the hameau of Cabrillac of the commune of Rousses, in the department of Lozère, and separates by splendid canyons, the Causse Méjean and Causse Noir, Lozère and Aveyron, after the village of Gatuzières. It is thrown in the Tarn at the village of "le Rozier", after 39 km of course. Jonte river becomes underground to 3 km downstream from Meyrueis, and arises 7 km further with resurgence of the Douze.

_Le CAUSSE MÉJEAN in the south of the Massif Central, of a surface of 330 km², is highest of GRANDS CAUSSES, its altitude varying from 800 m to 1247 m with the Mont Cargo, and is the third of four Grands Causses. It is surrounded of the impressive canyons of Jonte river in the south, Tarnon riverin the east and the Tarn riverin north and the west. The thickness of the layers of limestone of Jurassic, reached 650 m, and up to 1500 m per place.

_The GRANDS CAUSSES, in the south of the Massif Central, are delimited in north by the plateau of Aubrac, in the east by the Cévennes, the south by the plain of the lodévois, in the west by the plateau of Lévézou. These are plateaus limestones whose altitude varies from 700 to 1250 meters, and of surface going up to 1000 km².
The Grands Causses are formed by important causses of Larzac (1000 km²), of Sauveterre (550 km²), Méjean (330 km²), and Noir (200 km²), but also of the causses Comtal, Rouge and of Sévérac, and many small peripheral causses like causses of Mende, Blandas, Changefèges, Bégon, etc… No waterway circulates on the surface of the plateaus, because the rainwater infiltrates in the karstic, generating networks of many swallow-holes and caves, to re-appear in the valleys. A little geology of causses and the cévennes.

_The MONT AIGOUAL, located on the commune of Valleraugue, is a granitic solid mass, culminating point of Gard to 1567 m, and second culminating point of Lozère after the Mont Lozere 1702 m, is a south-eastern projection of the Massif Central. It is remarkable by its panorama, its climatology. In clear weather, one discovers on 300 km of ray, the Mediterranean, the Mont Lozere, the Mounts of the Cantal, the Pyrénées, the Alps, and the Grands causses and the surrounding Cévennes.
The watershed between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean crosses the summit part. Several rivers take there their source of which Herault.

GATUZIÈRES is a french commune, located in the department of Lozère of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 55 Gatuziérois in 1999, distributed out of 30 km², that is to say 2 hab./km².

My images of Gatuzieres.

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Hello Joël,
A lovely landscape composition of this verdant valley. I like very much the beautiful natural tones and the layering effect. Clarity is superb. Very well done.

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 23503 W: 523 N: 39018] (168630)
  • [2009-12-07 3:45]

Bonjour Joël,

A little bit early in the year for the first snow on the mountains.
Lovely panorama view with the mountains in background.
Thank you very much for, the interesting note.
Composition and presentation are very nice for look at. TFS.

Best regards,
John.

Hi Joel,
a beautiful peaceful landscape with attractive composition and nice lights, I like the atmosphere of the photo and the colours, beautiful view, Tfs! Have a nice week!
George

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  • dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5879 W: 277 N: 11104] (86969)
  • [2009-12-07 4:28]

Bonjour ,
la vignette aurait pu faire penser à un paysage irlandais ou écossais . Le vert des prés , et les petites montagnes , sans doute . Quand on l'ouvre , on découvre aussi les jolies teintes de la partie boisée du second plan .
Amicalement

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12889 W: 0 N: 15707] (160931)
  • [2009-12-07 6:57]

Hello Joël,

Une bien belle vallée qu tu nous présente, avec es couleurs qui tournent, ce beau pan vert, avec les collines arrides en fond, ce massif, ce colline rondes qui font d'un plus bel effet, grandiose pano de dame nature.

bravo et amitié

Nicou

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  • Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14637 W: 157 N: 25443] (134198)
  • [2009-12-07 7:27]

Sawat die khaa Joel :-)
Un paysage verdoyant sur un fond montagneux, un tout sous une douce et belle lumière, bon format pano
Et oui me voila de retour dans le froid, difficile de me remettre du décalage horaire, il semble que je prenne de l'âge :-) un voyage (circuit) aussi très fatiguant mais magnifique pour toutes ses découvertes...super contente de retrouver ma petite shanna qui m'a beaucoup manquée
Passe une belle soirée
cricri

Hi Joël,
Beautiful landscape and a very attractive picture! I see this photo was taken the day after we left the Cévennes, going back north. But we will surely be back!
Kind regards
Gunnar

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  • Gerrit Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5807 W: 95 N: 9264] (52603)
  • [2009-12-07 9:08]

It's still summer in mid oktober I see in the Languedoc.
Beautiful landscape and composition,.
regards, gerrit

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  • TopGeo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4041 W: 93 N: 8298] (38216)
  • [2009-12-07 9:15]

Hi Joel! a very attractive picture! and outside natural view with the mountains in background. A landscape with excellent composition with valley trees and nice lights, I like the atmosphere of the photo and the colours and note also!
compliments
Georgios

Hi Joel,
the scenic beauty of this place is superb. Nice greeneries everywhere. Nice contrast with background rocky part. Superb valley. You have composed it nicely with perfect light and DOF. Great job indeed. Tfs.
Have a nice week.
Subhendu

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  • Vasa Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2208 W: 0 N: 95] (515)
  • [2009-12-07 11:41]

Par coutumes tu visites cette region en octobre. La precedante photo est complementaire a celle ci. C'est le coin ou tu trouves ton calme et l'air frai. Le coin ou on fait des photos en prenant tout son temps. Je trouve mon calme moi aussi devant cette scene paradisiaque. Encore merci et a bientot. Je ne doute pas Joel, demain tu seras a ton poste pour notre plaisir.

Branko

Bonsoir Joël,

La prise de vue dirige mon regard de la vallée vers les montagnes ce qui donne de la profondeur à la composition. Les arbres cadrent bien la vallée. Une bonne gestion de la lumière qui rehausse les couleurs du paysage. Bonne soirée.

Pierre

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10926 W: 126 N: 19835] (103623)
  • [2009-12-07 15:59]

Salut Joel,il y a tous les versions du vert dans cette tres belle perspective d'automne.J'aime aussi l'impressionant luminosite'.Mes compliments et bonne journee',Luciano

Ciao Joel,
beaucoup de beau ce paysage doit être beau vedre la mer de ces montagnes, image description parfaite et intéressante. aussi les deux ws me plaisent beaucoup
Giorgio

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  • paura Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7885 W: 56 N: 6399] (45863)
  • [2009-12-07 16:44]

Joël,
A paisagem é muito linda e está apresentada em fotografia de excelente exposição. Soberba a natureza aqui.

Abraço

Paulo

Hello Joel,
Very beautiful composition. The presentation is very good. Light and colours are excellent.
Best wishes,
Achim

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  • danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13204 W: 298 N: 26334] (105686)
  • [2009-12-08 0:34]

Hi Joel,
a nice Autumn landscape shot in combination with the hill and the Mts that complete this beautiful scene.Unfortunately the high trees covered the village but the brilliant light of the day compensate us.Informative your note us well.

Have a nice day,Danos

Dobar dan, kod nas pada kisa.
Okruzeni smo lepom prirodom, prikazali ste nam je ovom lepom fotografijom dobrih boja i postignute dubine snimka.
Prijatan dan, uspeh, Paja.

Salut Joel.
Une belle composition de ce lieu qui semble plein d'une paix et une tranquillité, magnifie la composition avec la prairie dans le premier plan, la ligne touffue d'arbres et les collines avec une orographie si attractive. Un très bon maniement de la lumière et d'une couleur précieuse.
Des saluts et une bonne semaine.
Luis.

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