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Paraza in Aude Département, Languedoc-Roussillon, France — Southeast Coast (Mediterranean Sea)
 

Premier Pont-Canal

First Canal Bridge

 

—Torreat du Repudre —

 
Premier Pont-Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2012
1. Premier Pont-Canal Marker
Inscription. Torreat du Repudre Premier Pont-Canal Invention due au genie ie P.P Riquet 1676

[English translation:
Torreat of Répudre First Canal Bridge Invention of the genius P.P Riquet 1676]
 
Location. 43° 15.273′ N, 2° 50.408′ E. Marker is in Paraza, Languedoc-Roussillon, in Aude Département. Click for map. This marker is located on the Canal du Midi canal-bridge passing over the Repudre rivulet at approximately RK 156. Marker is in this post office area: Paraza, Languedoc-Roussillon 11200, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Les Remparts (approx. 18.3 kilometers away); Le Domaine CASTRES (approx. 18.4 kilometers away); La maison Lignon (approx. 18.4 kilometers away); La maison romane (approx. 18.4 kilometers away); La collégiale Saint Etienne (approx. 18.4 kilometers away); Rafle Du 9 Juin 1944 (approx. 18.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Canal du Midi. "The Canal du Midi was built to serve as a shortcut between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, avoiding the long sea voyage around hostile Spain..." (Submitted on November 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels

 
Premier Pont-Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2012
2. Premier Pont-Canal Marker
The Canal du Midi Canal-Bridge crossing over the Repudre. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2012
3. The Canal du Midi Canal-Bridge crossing over the Repudre.
The Canal du Midi Canal-Bridge crossing over the Repudre. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2012
4. The Canal du Midi Canal-Bridge crossing over the Repudre.
The Canal du Midi Canal-Bridge crossing over the Repudre. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2012
5. The Canal du Midi Canal-Bridge crossing over the Repudre.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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