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Gorges du Verdon, France
D14 Box large flat white
Near Soignies several quarries are located where the famous Belgian hardstone is extracted. The limestome was deposited in the upper Tournaisian, part of the Mississippian, Carboniferous period. In the sediment many types of fossils occur.
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The entrance of the Gauthier Wincqz quarry.
Added by: Gerard Willemen on 01-08-2013
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Soignies is located 25 kilometers from Mons.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
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