Pont du Gard - Vers-Pont-du-Gard, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi
N 43° 56.853 E 004° 32.115
31T E 623196 N 4867192
Quick Description: This is the 'Pont du Gard', the famous ancient Roman aqueduct bridge over the Gardon River in Vers-Pont-du-Gard, France. It was also printed on a French stamp.
Location: Occitanie, France
Date Posted: 1/28/2013 4:42:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMG8BP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 36

Long Description:
This is the 'Pont du Gard', the famous ancient Roman aqueduct bridge over the Gardon River in Vers-Pont-du-Gard, France. It was also printed on a French stamp.

Built in the 1st century AD, the Pont du Gard is the highest of all Roman aqueduct bridges and is the best preserved after the Aqueduct of Segovia. It was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1985 because of its historical importance.

The stamp was issued in 1929.
Stamp Issuing Country: France

Date of Issue: 1929

Denomination: 20 Francs

Color: brown

Stamp Type: Multiple (blocks, etc.)

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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