Geoparque Unesco

R.6. Ara River Middle Course

Route 6. Fiscal-Jánovas-Fiscal: ”Ara River Middle Course”

This route passes by rocks from the Quaternary, according to the geological time scale, and rocks from the Middle and Upper Eocene that are between approximately 49 and 35 million years old.

Information panels tell us about the materials transported and deposited by the Ara River for the last thousand years.

The first two panels make reference to its use and the way those materials are arranged by the river along its final course. The third panel tells us about another type of sedimentary rock: marlstone. The final panel shows us the contact among the observed rocks and explains why they are arranged in this specific way..

UTM ED50 30 T: 742307 4706631 / 742637 4706643 / 743141 4706417 / 743273 4706293

Route map highlighting the points of geological interest along Route 6. Fiscal-Jánovas-Fiscal: "Ara River Middle Course".

Recomentations in your visit to Sobrarbe-Pirineos Geopark

  • Safe visits, unforgettable experiences. There are companies who collaborate with the Geopark where you can hire specialized guides to make your tour a unique and safe experience.
  • Respect the geological outcrops. Do not break off samples of rock, mineral or fossils; anly take the loose pieces

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