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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. 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 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 28 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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