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Mont Saint Michel From A Drone

Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. The island has held strategic fortifications since ancient times and since the 8th century AD has been the seat of the monastery from which it draws its name. Take a look at Mont Saint Michel from a drone's view. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
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