Wednesday, July 06, 2011

The Great Dune of Pyla, the Highest Sand Dune in Europe

The Great Dune of Pyla is located in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area, France, 60 km from Bordeaux. It is the tallest sand dune in Europe with a volume of about 60,000,000 m³, measuring around 500 m wide from east to west and 3 km in length from north to south. Its height is 107 metres above sea level.

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Anonymous said...

Bien galère a monter, celle-la.. Mais de bons souvenirs.
Surtout que les vagues y sont plus belles que dans le bassin d'Arcachon.