Bloody river Rio Tinto
Bloody river Rio Tinto
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High in the Sierra Morena mountains in Andalusia, the unremarkable Rio Tinto (Rio Tinto), which in Spanish means "Red River". In the upper reaches, it is an ordinary mountain river with clear, transparent water. But in the lower reaches … The reason for this is a man who, since ancient times, shoveled the banks of the river, rich in minerals, which lie quite shallowly. The ancient Iberians mined here ore for smelting copper, probably the most demanded metal of the Ancient World, like iron ore today. After the depletion of the upper ore-bearing layers, deeper and deeper layers went into development … The water in the lower reaches has a pronounced red color, the acidity is such that swimming is strictly prohibited. Julio segura carmona tried to convey the unearthly, very peculiar beauty of this phenomenon, created by Nature, and then "re-creative" by man.

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