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View from Montmatre to the South
Palais Garnier seen from Montmatre
|Sacré-Coeur is built of travertine stone quarried at Château-Landon. This stone constantly exudes calcite, which ensures that the basilica remains white despite of weathering and pollution.
Date: May 22, 2009
Longitude: 2° 20.62'
Latitude: 48° 53.07'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2011-Jul-31