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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAbbaye-aux-Hommes - Caen, France

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The Abbaye-aux-Hommes, a.k.a. Abbey of Saint-Etienne, is located near the present day center of the city of Caen in Normandy, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: 1/14/2020

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSaint-Pierre Church (Église Saint-Pierre) - Caen, France

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Église Saint-Pierre (St. Pierre's Church) is located at the Place Saint-Pierre east of the massive castle of the Duke of Normandy in Caen

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/20/2017

last visited: 12/12/2019

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTour Leroy - Caen, France

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Medieval Tower located in a busy city street in Caen!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 3/7/2017

last visited: 3/15/2019

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLe château de Falaise - Falaise, France

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FR - château Guillaume-le-Conquérant est un château fort formé d'une enceinte, situé sur un éperon rocheux. EN - The castle Guillaume-le-Conquérant is a fortified castle formed by an enclosure, located on a rocky spur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/23/2020

last visited: 4/23/2020

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesNormandy American Cemetery and Memorial - Colleville-sur-mer, France

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Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is located on a higher ground overlooking the Omaha Beach landing site used by American forces on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: 7/5/2020

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NWNW50.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPointe du Hoc - Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, France

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Point du Hoc was a highly fortified German position along the Normandy Coast of the English Channel. It was taken in a daring operation by the U.S. 2nd Ranger Battalion during World War II on D-Day, June 6, 1944

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: 4/8/2005

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPont de Normandie - Honfleur, France.

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[FR] Le Pont de Normandie achevé en 1995, détenait le record mondial des ponts à haubans. [EN] The Pont de Normandie, completed in 1995, held the world record for cable-stayed bridges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/3/2017

last visited: 7/4/2004

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NENE71.6 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLes Falaises d'Etretat - Etretat, France

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[EN] An underground river, then marine erosion formed a natural arch and a high needle of 55 meters. [FR] Une rivière souterraine, puis l'érosion marine ont formé une arche naturelle et une aiguille haute de 55 mètres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 7/30/2017

last visited: 3/15/2010

Image for Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption - Sainte-Mère-Église, Franceview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesÉglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption - Sainte-Mère-Église, France

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FR - L'église de Sainte-Mère-Église date pour l'essentiel du XIVe siècle. EN - The Sainte-Mère-Église church dates mainly from the 14th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/23/2020

last visited: 4/23/2020

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLe château de Robert le Diable - Moulineaux, France

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[EN] Robert Castle the Devil, feudal castle of the period of the Dukes of Normandy, is located in Moulineaux, near Rouen. [FR] Le château de Robert le Diable, château féodal de la période des ducs de Normandie, est situé à Moulineaux, près de Rouen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/27/2019

last visited: 7/5/2015

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SWSW101.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRocher Tombelaine - Genêts, France

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[EN] Tombelaine is a granite islet located in the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, on the right bank of the coastal river Sée, a few kilometers north of Mont Saint-Michel. [FR] Tombelaine est un îlot granitique situé dans la baie du Mont-Saint-Michel, sur la rive droite du fleuve côtier de la Sée, à quelques kilomètres au nord du mont Saint-Michel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: 6/18/2020

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SWSW103.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMont Saint-Michel - Normandy, France

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Mont Saint-Michel is a tidal island in the Couesnon River off the noethwest coast of France.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 3/18/2017

last visited: 6/16/2013

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SWSW110.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChâteau du Rocher-Portail - Maen Roch, France

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[EN] The castle of Rocher-Portail is a project of great scale in the first years of the 17th century. [FR] Le château de Rocher-Portail est un projet de grande envergure dans les premières années du 17e siècle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 10/10/2019

last visited: 10/3/2019

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SWSW110.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChâteau de Fougères - Fougères, France

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[EN] The castle of Fougères is one of the largest French castles, occupying an area of two hectares, and constituting a medieval ensemble from the twelfth to the fifteenth century. [FR] Le château de Fougères est l'un des plus imposants châteaux forts français, occupant une superficie de deux hectares, et constituant un ensemble médiéval du XIIe au XVe siècle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 10/10/2019

last visited: 9/20/2009

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SWSW152.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesJardin du Thabor - Rennes, France

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[EN] The former garden of the monks of Saint-Melaine Benedictine Abbey was redesigned by Denis Bühler. [FR] Cet ancien jardin des moines de l’abbaye bénédictine Saint-Melaine fut aménagé par Denis Bühler, célèbre paysagiste du XIXe siècle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHôtel de Blossac -Rennes, France

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[EN] Composed of two adjoining main wings, this building, combined with outbuildings, was built in 1728 following the fire of Rennes in 1720, on a supposed drawing by Jacques Gabriel. [FR] Composé de deux ailes principales accolées, ce bâtiment, assorti de communs, est construit en 1728 à la suite de l'incendie de Rennes de 1720, sur un dessin supposé de Jacques Gabriel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCathédrale Saint-Pierre - Rennes, France

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[EN] The Saint-Pierre cathedral is the catholic church seat of the archdiocese of Rennes, Dol and Saint-Malo, located in the heart of the historic district of Rennes. [FR] La cathédrale Saint-Pierre est l’église catholique siège de l’archidiocèse de Rennes, Dol et Saint-Malo, située au cœur du quartier historique de Rennes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: 6/23/2020

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