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Verdon (river)

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River mouth  Durance
Source  Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Country  France
Length  166 km
Mouth  Durance
Verdon (river) httpssmediacacheak0pinimgcom564xf1e353
Main source  Alpes-de-Haute-Provence 2,819 m (9,249 ft)
Progression  Durance→ Rhône→ Mediterranean Sea

The Verdon is a 166-kilometre (103 mi) long river] in south-eastern France, left tributary of the Durance. Its source is at an elevation of 2,819 metres (9,249 ft), in the south-western Alps (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence), between the col d'Allos and the Trois Eveches mountain, south of Barcelonnette. It flows south-west through the following départements and towns:

Map of Verdon, France

  • Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: Allos, Colmars, Saint-André-les-Alpes, Castellane
  • Var: Vinon-sur-Verdon
  • The Verdon flows through several artificial lakes, before flowing into the river Durance near Vinon-sur-Verdon, south of Manosque. The Verdon is best known for its impressive canyon: the Verdon Gorge. This limestone canyon, also called the "Grand Canyon of Verdon", 20 kilometres (12 mi) long and more than 300 metres (980 ft) deep, is a popular climbing and sight-seeing area. The name comes from the green appearance of the waters of the river, in the canyon.


    Verdon (river) Wikipedia

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