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Near Vers-Pont-du-Gard in Gard Département, Languedoc-Roussillon, France — Southeast Coast (Mediterranean Sea)
 

Pont du Gard

 
 
Pont du Gard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 12, 2012
1. Pont du Gard Marker
Inscription. Cet aqueduc construit par les Romains pour conduire a Nimes les eaux de la fontaine d’Eure Reparé par les Etats de Languedoc en MDCCII a été consolidé et restauré en MDCCCLV par les ordres de l’Empereur Napoleon III et par les soins du Ministre d’Etat Ch Questel et Ch Laisné — Architectes

(English translation:)
This aqueduct built by the Romans to carry water to Nimes the fountain of Eure
Repaired by the States of Languedoc MDCCII was consolidated and restored MDCCCLV by the orders of the Emperor Napoleon III and the care of the Minister of State
Ch Ch Laisné and Questel – Architects]
 
Location. 43° 56.838′ N, 4° 32.13′ E. Marker is near Vers-Pont-du-Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, in Gard Département. Marker can be reached from Avenue du Pond du Gard. Touch for map. This marker is on east side of the south end of the Pont du Gard. Marker is in this post office area: Vers-Pont-du-Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon 30210, France.
 
Also see . . .  Pont du Gard. "Built in the 1st century AD, the Pont du Gard is the highest of all Roman aqueduct bridges and is the best preserved after the Aqueduct of Segovia. It was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1985 because of its historical importance." (Submitted on November 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)

Pont du Gard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sue Swackhamer, September 12, 2012
2. Pont du Gard Marker
The marker is locate on the second arch from the left (just to the right of the tree in this picture) on the second level of arches (the pedestrian walkway).
 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Pont du Gard image. Click for full size.
By Sue Swackhamer, September 12, 2012
3. Pont du Gard
Pont du Gard image. Click for full size.
By Sue Swackhamer, September 12, 2012
4. Pont du Gard
Pont du Gard aqueduct water channel image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 12, 2012
5. Pont du Gard aqueduct water channel
 
 
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 288 times since then and 40 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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