Clot d'Espolla Pond

Clot d'Espolla is a temporary pond formed in the north of Lake Banyoles, less than 2 kms from it, and that feeds from some springs under the rocks in its basement. Under these holes goes out overflowing groundwater from the mountains of the region of high Garrotxa, north-west. That is why we find it in its glory in the rainy season and is dry in summer. This pond also raise the triops cranciformes, some crustaceans whose eggs are kept in the mud for months and who develop in the rainy season, when they grow until to 2 or 3 cm.

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Clot d'Espolla en temporada húmeda, antes de ser inundado

Clot d'Espolla, Costa Brava

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Pont romà de Sant Martí sobre el Rec de l'Espolla

Pont de Sant Martí sur le petit fleuve Espolla, près du lac Banyoles

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