Limagne

Limagne

 

a plain in France between the northern spurs of the Massif Central. It is located within a system of meridionally extended tectonic basins. Length, more than 100 km; elevation, approximately 500 m. The plain is composed of marls, limestones, basalt flows, and alluvial fans. It is drained by the upper course of the Allier River (a tributary of the Loire). There are low shrub thickets and small groves of broad-leaved trees. Wheat, sugar beets, fruit trees, and grapes are cultivated; there is also livestock raising for meat. In several places, including the city of Vichy, there are thermal springs. The major city is Clermont-Ferrand.

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Colin DJ, Limagne E, Ragot K, Lizard G, Ghiringhelli F, et al.
1929): Les faunes de Mammiferes de l'Oligocene superieur de la Limagne bourbonnaise.
Cordier en 1816 quien la describe para Francia en Limagne d'Auvergne de la region central, como una toba clara, de aspecto brechoso, siendo esta la localidad tipo de esta clase de roca.
Inevitably there are occasional slips, such as Simeoni's Description de la Limagne d'Auvergne as 'Limague' (p.
Major organization : COMMUNAUT DE COMMUNES PLAINE LIMAGNE
Contract notice: Elaboration of a territorial coherence scheme for the community of communes saint-pourain sioule limagne
Contract notice: Study for the establishment of jurisdiction GEMAPI scale Riom territories Limagne and Volcanoes, and Limagne Plain Combraille Sioule Morge
Major organization : SI AIDE A DOMICILE DE RIOM LIMAGNE (25630138300053)
Renewal and reinforcement of aep networks in various municipalities of siaep in lower limagne.
Convention for the delegation of public service of public road transport of passengers in the territory of riom limagne and volcans.
Contract notice: Framework Agreement For Project Management For The Renewal Of The Aep Networks Of The Siaep Of Basse Limagne.