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Lighthouse of the Īle Vierge.

From this website:

"This is the tallest traditional masonry lighthouse ever built and the tallest lighthouse in Europe, designed to be visible at a distance of 50 km (31 mi). There are 365 steps to reach the gallery, 400 in all to reach the lantern room. Construction began in 1897 and required five years. The centennial of the lighthouse was celebrated in July 2002. A masterpiece of French architecture, the building has an elegance rarely seen in lighthouses".

More information about the lighthouse can be found here

Click on Map:[view] to see the aerial picture from Google Earth.

Taken as JPEG: PP in PT Lens, FastStone and PhotoShop 7.

Exposure: 1/250s: F7.1: ISO 200: 28mm focal length.

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