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Saint Mathieu lighthouse / Brittanny / France
Modern light A1874.1; CA48970

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Old firetower
According to Russ the modern lighthouse is built amid the ruins of a 13th century Benedictine abbey; the monks began showing a light from the tower of the abbey in 1692

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Album name:peelander / North and West coasts of France
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Inactive
Coordinates (in any format):48 19.7945 N 4 46.2568 W
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Date added:Jun 21, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:06:03 11:28:58
Keywords:France ; Le Conquet ; Bay of Biscay
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