Pines / Central Pyrenees, France

August 24, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

Gaube Lake is a lake in the French Pyrenees, in the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées, near the town of Cauterets. The lake is situated in an altitude of 1.725m (5,660ft), an egg-shaped form stretching itself along a north-south axis in the valley of Gaube. This steep-sided valley is located at the foot of the Vignemale (3.298m / 10,820ft). The top end of the valley leading to the lake is closed off by the north face of the Vignemale, the culminating point of the mountain range on the border with Spain.

(N 42 50.005 / W 0 08.503) / Camera data: Single shot, 24mm, 1/80sec, f/11, ISO100

 


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