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Paraza in Aude, Occitanie, France
 

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, Occitanie, in Aude. Marker can be reached from Les Clauses Basses. Touch for map. This marker is located on the Canal du Midi canal-bridge passing over the Repudre rivulet at approximately RK 156. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 Les Clauses Basses, Paraza, Occitanie 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.)

Premier Pont-Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2012
2. Premier Pont-Canal Marker
 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
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 was last revised on September 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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