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Swamp Carentan
France

Swamp cut Carentan department in two in winter. Summer is a vast and rich prairie appreciated cows. Merderet is the river that tracerse. It is bordered by lime kilns now closed and dairies. It was the link between local industries and the railway. Here is a view from the pier on Liesville sur Douve.

Copyright: Christophe Bocher
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Caricate: 15/10/2012
Aggiornato: 15/10/2014
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Tags: france; normandie; normandy; carentan; swamp
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