September 1958 – vol. 51, issue 9–350 T H E RHONE, creator of the Camargue, is born among glaciers and continues as a mountain torrent in its upper reaches, yet long before it touches the Camargue it becomes merely a large gentlyflowing river. Lyons, 310 kilometres from its mouth, is only 169 metres above sea-level, so in its last 300 km., the river averages a fall of hardly more than 50 cm. per kilometre. This means that all its heav... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.