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The gorge of the devil

Rocky Outcrop


Rocky outcrop overlooking the precipitous Laizon gorges: one of the region's most striking natural sites.

The area is a rich source of good quality flint and has been inhabited since Paleolithic times.

There are two recorded axe grinding stones, the Poussendre polishers located in the gorges.

Since 1798, the site has become known as Mont Joly after Marie Joly, a famous 18th century actress was buried on the extremity of the embankment,
Chance Posted by Chance
6th March 2011ce

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