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Brittany / Finistere / Brest Region / Feu de Roche Mengam

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Strange structures, mostly with a defensive purpose, can be seen all along the coast. Some designed by Vauban; other built for Hitler. Fascinating! Especially as the usual 'villain' being defended against was the British Navy

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Album name:Hans de Graaf / North and West coasts of France
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1898
Height of the tower, m:15 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:10
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Group flashing, period 12s, 3 flashes, flash 1s, eclipse 1.5s, 34-54 red, 54-34 white
Range, nm:white 11 nm, red 8 nm
Coordinates (in any format):48 20.3254 N 4 34.5559 W
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Date added:Jun 22, 2014
DateTime Original:2010:08:11 14:41:34
IPTC Keywords:Architecture France Sailing Style coastline
Keywords:Brest ; France ; Bay of Biscay ; Offshore
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