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Fortifications of Vauban (#1)

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This is a view on the fortifications of Vauban of Maubeuge. The shot was taken in august 2011, in the end of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

The gate of Mons is classified a historical monument. The still bridge connects the old guardhouse at the gate of Mons.

References : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maubeuge#Patrimoine_militaire

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A: Fortifications of Vauban (#2)

Фотограф: Franck Masschelein, На расстоянии 70 метров отсюда

This is a view on the fortifications of Vauban of Maubeuge. The shot was taken in august 2011, in the...

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B: With the guanacos of the Zoo of Maubeuge

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C: Hollywood in Mons

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D: Dany Hoyas - Subar BRZ - Driver view ( vue conducteur)

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E: Machine building of boat lifts, Canal du Centre, Belgium

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G: Cooling tower thermical central

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H: barrier of the Plate-Taille

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J: Hotel De Ville, Valenciennes, Nord, France 7195

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