|Length||15 km (9 mi)|
|Progression||Saison→ Gave d'Oloron→ Gaves réunis→ Adour→ Atlantic Ocean|
The Uhaitxa or Gave de Sainte-Engrâce , is a torrential river of the French Basque Country (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the Southwest of France. It is the right tributary of the Saison.
Sainte-Engrâce is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.
The French Basque Country, or Northern Basque Country is a region lying on the west of the French department of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques. Since 1 January 2017, it constitutes the Basque Municipal Community presided over by Jean-René Etchegaray.
Pyrénées-Atlantiques is a department in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, in southwestern France. It takes its name from the Pyrenees mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. It covers the French Basque Country and the Béarn.
The Uhaïtxa rises in the northeast of Sainte-Engrâce, in a valley dug by a glacier of the Quaternary. Quickly reinforced by several torrents, it flows through the village, then through a narrow valley, in a karstic landscape notched by many cañons as the Kakueta Canyon, accessible from the road.
Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS). It follows the Neogene Period and spans from 2.588 ± 0.005 million years ago to the present. The Quaternary Period is divided into two epochs: the Pleistocene and the Holocene. The informal term "Late Quaternary" refers to the past 0.5–1.0 million years.
Karst is a topography formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone, dolomite, and gypsum. It is characterized by underground drainage systems with sinkholes and caves. It has also been documented for more weathering-resistant rocks, such as quartzite, given the right conditions. Subterranean drainage may limit surface water, with few to no rivers or lakes. However, in regions where the dissolved bedrock is covered or confined by one or more superimposed non-soluble rock strata, distinctive karst features may occur only at subsurface levels and be totally missing above ground.
After joining the Gave de Larrau, coming from the Pic d'Orhy, it forms the Saison in Licq-Athérey.
The Gave de Larrau is a torrential river of the French Basque Country (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the southwest of France. It is the left tributary of the Saison River. Its name is due to the village of Larrau.
Mount Orhy (French), also Ori or Orhi in Spanish and Basque, is a mountain at the border of Navarre and Soule, in the Pyrenees, and is 2,017 metres (6,617 ft) high. It is the westernmost peak above 2,000 metres (6,562 ft) in the entire range.
The Saison or Uhaitz Handia, is a left tributary of the Gave d'Oloron river in the French Basque Country, (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), Southwest of France. Its general south to north direction provides the axis for the former French province of Soule. It is also known as the Gave de Mauléon.
Arpideko erreka from Antzu Naba, Ehüjarreko erreka from Erraitzeko Lephua, Khakuetako erreka from Ihizkunditze, Urdaibiko erreka from the Sarimendi, Mürrübeltzeko erreka, Gahardoiko erreka…
Soule is a former viscounty and French province and part of the present day Pyrénées-Atlantiques département. It is divided into two cantons of the arrondissement (district) of Oloron-Sainte-Marie, and a part of the canton of Saint Palais.
Orthez is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France.
Aramits is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France.
Banca is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France in the former province of Lower Navarre.
Barcus is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France in the former province of Soule.
The arrondissement of Cholet is an arrondissement of France in the Maine-et-Loire department in the Pays de la Loire region. Since the January 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Maine-et-Loire, it has 32 communes.
The arrondissement of Dax is an arrondissement of France in the Landes department in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region. It has 152 communes.
The arrondissement of Oloron-Sainte-Marie is an arrondissement of France in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Since the January 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, it has 155 communes.
The Bidouze, is a left tributary of the Adour, in the French Basque Country (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the Southwest of France.
The French word gave is a generic name referring to torrential rivers, in the west side of the Pyrenees. In the central part of the Pyrenees, the name neste has the same function.
The Olhadoko erreka is a torrential river of the French Basque Country (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the Southwest of France, that flows through the Holtzarte Canyon.
Uhaitz or Ugaitz is a Basque word meaning 'torrential river'. It may refer to:
Arette is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France. It is located in the arrondissement of Oloron-Sainte-Marie and is one of the six communes of the canton of Aramits: the other five being Ance, Aramits (commune), Féas, Issor, and Lanne-en-Barétous.
Lys is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in southwestern France.
The canton of Reillanne is an administrative division in southeastern France. At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 8 to 21 communes:
La Verna is a show cave in the commune of Sainte-Engrâce in the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques in France. 660 metres (2,170 ft) of mined tunnel leads into the Salle de la Verna, the largest chamber in a show cave in the world. It has a diameter of 250 metres (820 ft), a height of 194 metres (636 ft), a surface area of 5 hectares and a volume of 3.6 million cubic metres (130,000,000 cu ft). A river cascades into the chamber from halfway up the east wall, and sinks into boulders near the base of the chamber.
The Communauté d'agglomération du Pays Basque, is the communauté d'agglomération, an intercommunal structure, centred on the cities of Bayonne and Biarritz. It is located in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, southwestern France. It was created in January 2017 by the merger of the former communauté de l'agglomération Côte Basque-Adour, communauté de l'agglomération Sud Pays Basque and eight communautés de communes. Its population was 309,723 in 2014, of which 49,550 in Bayonne and 25,480 in Biarritz.
The canton of Montagne Basque is an administrative division of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, southwestern France. It was created at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Mauléon-Licharre.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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