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Gavarnie

(gävärnē`), village (1993 est. pop. 177), Hautes-Pyrénées dept., SW France, in the central Pyrenees. Nearby are a celebrated waterfall, 1,385 ft (422 m) high, and a gigantic natural amphitheater, the Cirque de Gavarnie. The amphitheater rises in concentric levels from an altitude of c.5,740 ft (1,750 m) and is enclosed by crests reaching altitudes of more than 9,000 ft (2,743 m). The famous Brèche de RolandBrèche de Roland
, narrow gorge (alt. 9,200 ft/2,804 m), Hautes-Pyrénées dept., SW France, in the Pyrenees. It leads into the Cirque de Gavarnie, a natural amphitheater. According to legend, Roland, one of Charlemagne's knights, created the breach with his sword.
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 gorge is a cleft in one of the crests.
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Tennyson too was reserved; Hallam Tennyson recalls that at Gavarnie "Mr Clough noticed how silent my father was and how absorbed by the beauty of the mountains" (Memoir, p.
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Margaret on holiday in Gavarnie in the French Pyrenees enjoying a walk by the River Gave with the Cirque de Gavarnie behind.
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We saved the best until last - a trip to the remarkable Cirque du Gavarnie, a huge semi-circular slab of rock 10,000 feet high and easily accessible by foot.
This photo was taken on the way to Gavarnie and is included in one of several La Sagesse review books kindly lent to us by Julia Freeman (nee Potts), more of which will be featured in May's Remember When, issue No 49.
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