Gruta do carvão

gruta do carvão

What is the Gruta do Carvão?

The Gruta do Carvão ( Grotto of Coal) is an ancient lava tube located on the outskirts of the municipality of Ponta Delgada (in the civil parish of Santa Clara) on the island of São Miguel in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores . Gaspar Frutuoso, the 16th century chronicler and historian wrote:

Where is the Gruta in Portugal?

The Gruta is situated in the parish of Santa Clara, in the northwest part of Ponta Delgada and is integrated into the Monumento Natural Regional da Gruta do Carvão ( Regional Natural Monument of Gruta do Carvão ), to the northwest of water reservoirs of SMAS, along Rua do Paim.

Where is the largest lava tunnel in Portugal?

The largest lava tunnel on the island of São Miguel, the cave is located in the western edge of Ponta Delgada and extends for 1,650 metres (5,410 ft). It is divided into three sections: Rua de Lisboa (or Secadores de Tabaco ), Rua do Paim and Rua João do Rego.

What is the Algar do Carvão?

The Algar do Carvão is directly associated with the caldera of the Guilherme Moniz volcano, but it is part of the same complex as Santa Barbara to the west, Pico Alto to the north, and Guilherme Moniz, which is a short distance to the south of the Algar do Carvão site. Algar do Carvão is situated at 583 metres (1,913 ft) above sea level.

Where is the largest lava tunnel in Portugal?

The largest lava tunnel on the island of São Miguel, the cave is located in the western edge of Ponta Delgada and extends for 1,650 metres (5,410 ft). It is divided into three sections: Rua de Lisboa (or Secadores de Tabaco ), Rua do Paim and Rua João do Rego.

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What is the largest lava tunnel in the Azores?

The Gruta das Torres, located on the island of Pico at an altitude of 285 metres, is the largest lava tunnel known to exist in the Azores, with a total length of roughly 5150 metres and a maximum height of 15 metres.

What is the longest tunnel in Portugal?

Rossio Tunnel, seen from Rossio Railway Station, Lisbon. Longest road tunnel in Portugal and third longest in the Iberian Peninsula . Longest road tunnel in Madeira. Longest railway tunnel in Portugal . Wikimedia Commons has media related to Tunnel.

Is there a lava tunnel in Reykjavik?

The Lava Tunnel Explore the magnificent lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir, one of the longest and best-known lava tubes in Iceland. It is located just 30 minutes from Reykjavík and is easily accessed year round.

Is the lava tunnel worth a visit?

Every winter spectacular ice sculptures are formed inside the entrance of the cave making the experience of visiting the lava tunnel even more breathtaking. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Our guide was both knowledgeable and funny. The cave is remarkable and fascinating. I would recommend this to anyone!

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