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Eastern highlands of Antioquia with Embalse Peñol-Guatapé

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Panoramic view from Piedra del Peñól in W direction. This hydropower reservoir with a water level of approx. 1880 m asl. goes back to the late 1960s and the 1970s. It is located in an undulating landscape characterized by the deeply weathered granitic rock of the Antioquia Batholith, and therefore has a strongly branched appearance. The lake also plays an important role for recreational activities and represents a popular leisure destination for the inhabitants of nearby Medellín.

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on Saturday 6 August 2022 by Martin Mergili
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