GONE: Blue Window on island of Gozo
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
N 36° 03.145 E 014° 11.324
33S E 426930 N 3990066
Quick Description: On the island of Gozo in Malta.
Location: Malta
Date Posted: 5/16/2006 11:24:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMCRC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member e3brown
Views: 284

Long Description:
UPDATE - March 8, 2017:
A severe Mediterranean storm has destroyed Malta's landmark arch.
See News Report (in German) or in English

No trip to Gozo, Malta would be complete with seeing the stunning Azure Window. This natural opening, straight and perpendicular, is cut into the rock with an equally straight and huge horizontal roof. The Blue Window, as it's also known, draws tourists and locals alike to sketch and photograph this wonder of the Maltese islands.

Photo of the Arch by itself?: yes

Type of Arch: Coastline

Type of Material:
Limestone


Visit Instructions:
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