Río Miño   81889
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1 A Cruz (E)
2 Seixas (P)
3 Caminha (P)
4 A Pasaxe (E)
5 PORTUGAL
6 SPAIN
7 Fortress
8 Isla Ínsua
9 ATLANTIC OCEAN

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Location: Monte de Santa Tecla (341 m)      by: Giuseppe Marzulli
Area: Spain      Date: 2 July 2014
SOLVED RIDDLE.

The pano was taken in Spain, but look to Portugal.
The Miño River (Minho in Portuguese) rises in Serra de Meira, in Galiza and it meets the Atlantic Ocean between A Guarda (Spain) and Caminha (Portugal).
In the last 75 km it forms the border between Spain and Portugal

Comments

Gorgeous! I will give it a try. My first thought was ... one of this big rivers in Spain. Let's see if I am right ...
2014/09/11 00:13 , Christoph Seger
I found it. It is of course a special river - what else if Giuseppe is taking its portrait. I do not tell, go ahead!
2014/09/11 00:29 , Christoph Seger
How unfortunate that none took up the challenge again ....
2014/09/11 16:35 , Christoph Seger
I did not take part since I considered unfair the algorithm followed:
Google "desembocadura espana" - Images, and within 30 seconds of scrolling Betracht a matching image.
(Initially I had suspicions on this and on another place).
2014/09/11 16:51 , Pedrotti Alberto
You are of course right, this is a possibility to approach the problem - I took the more old-fashioned way and had a good time exploring the Atlantic coast of Spain in Google Maps - I started at the French border :-))
2014/09/11 17:37 , Christoph Seger
I did not know this potential of Google. Of course takes away the joy of discovery. Give me some time and I will arrange the pano.
2014/09/11 19:24 , Giuseppe Marzulli
Sadly, I was at work, so I could not participate...BR Jan.
2014/09/11 20:29 , Jan Lindgaard Rasmussen
Christoph: fine job/tour!
Besides the Rio Miño I had in mind Betanzos and Ribadeo, but Ribadeo was ruled out because I remembered a huge bridge, and the valley is not so wide.
Now I learn from the map 1) that also in Betanzos there is a bridge and 2) that the source of the Miño, crazily enough, is very close to Ribadeo on the N coast!
2014/09/11 21:09 , Pedrotti Alberto

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