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29-Sep-2019

Grève.

Le phare de Nividic est construit sur un îlot rocher qui est le lieu le plus occidental de le France métropolitaine. Au-delà aucune terre n’est en vue avant l’Amérique du Nord. La construction du phare s’avéra très difficile en raison de la force des courants. Conçu pour être automatisé dès sa mise en service, l’on construisit deux pylônes en béton entre le phare et la côte de manière à supporter les cables électriques nécessaires à son fonctionnement ainsi qu’un téléphérique pour le transport des équipes de maintenance.

The lighthouse of Nividic is built on a rock island which is the most western place of metropolitan France. Beyond no land in sight before North America. The construction of the lighthouse proved very difficult due to the strength of the currents. Designed to be automated as soon as it was put into service, two concrete towers were built between the lighthouse and the coast to support the electrical cables necessary for its operation as well as a cable car for the transport of maintenance crews.

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Dan Greenberg02-Jun-2020 12:43
A unique lighthouse in a very rough place. Thanks for the explanation of what we are looking at. A beautiful picture. ~BV~
François Fauchard31-May-2020 15:03
Merveilleuse vue sur ces édifices hors du commun, demandant de l'ingéniosité !
Jeff Real31-May-2020 12:58
This is really an amazing scene!
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Marcia Rules25-May-2020 20:25
Really different, great light! VV
Walter Otto Koenig25-May-2020 16:02
Striking moody shot with the rocks in the foreground and that misty background. "V"
Tom Munson25-May-2020 15:09
Love the rocks and framing.
Industrial Heritage25-May-2020 14:42
Love your foreground here.
bill friedlander25-May-2020 14:19
Difficult to build in this treacherous place. V
Blandine Mangin25-May-2020 13:58
une belle vue de ce phare ! v
Graeme25-May-2020 12:28
A fascinating scene with amazing atmosphere, Daniel.V!!!!
janescottcumming25-May-2020 12:15
Amazing how they can build on a site like that. I like the point of from view from this rocky beach. V
Charlene Ambrose25-May-2020 03:55
Very interesting history to this view. V
Roland Le Gall25-May-2020 02:50
2 plans distincts, avec une belle profondeur de champ, c’est superbe... excellent 👌
globalgadabout25-May-2020 01:06
a formidable border, and well protected by the North Atlantic moat...the shore looks problematic to cross too...a well fashioned image..
Wintermeer24-May-2020 19:34
Bonne prise! ~V~
Helen Betts24-May-2020 19:22
Very interesting setup with the lighthouse and towers, and a great composition with the rocky shore. V.
Nick Paoni24-May-2020 19:20
Love all those rocks- big and small.
joseantonio24-May-2020 18:56
a very nice angle for a great view.V.
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