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Headlight of the small island of Grand Ribaud.
This headlight, built in April 1851, was destroyed by the German troops in 1944 and was rebuilt between 1950 and 1953.
The small island of Grand Ribaud is located between the Presqu'île de Giens and the island of Porquerolles.
Classified no constructible, its surface is about approximately 16 hectares.
It was acquired by Professor Charles Richet, Nobel Prize of physiology in 1913. Fish ponds still exist around the island where the professor raised jellyfishes and various poisonous fish useful to his researches.
From the vegetation point of view, its surface is very rocky, with few plants.
This sight enables us to distinguish the headlight, an old Napoleonean fort and a wharf.
One sees also the only two houses which exist. I think that the fact of discovering such place, wild and splendid is a real privilege.

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