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White Cliffs on Dover

White Cliffs on Dover



The White Cliffs of Dover on the English coast are one of the most well known English landmarks. They can be seen from Calais and from the Channel. 

They hold a special value in English history.

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South Foreland Lighthouse

South Foreland Lighthouse is a Victorian lighthouse on the South Foreland used to warn ships approaching the nearby Goodwin Sands. It went out of service in 1988 and is currently owned by the National Trust. South Foreland was the first lighthouse to use an electric light. By 1875 ...
14 Sep 15

Dover Harbor

Port protected by a breakwater.
27 Aug 11


ROYAL CINQUE PORTS YACHT CLUBDon't neglect to visit the Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club when in Dover.  We are situated on the harbour front with outstanding views of the harbour from the terrace.  The club is only 5 minutes' walk from the marinas, and we welcome visiting ...
1 Feb 12

Folkestone Harbour

Port protected by a breakwater. Visitor Mooring Fees: Daily mooring fees are £25.00 per 24 hours (in 2015) or part thereof (maximum 10 meter limit)
27 Aug 11


Attention au banc de sable à tribord en entrant dans le port de plaisance, serrer à babord
23 Apr 16

Cap Gris Nez

Cap Gris-Nez (50°52'N., 1°35'E.), a precipitous headland, is 50m high and steep-to on its W side. A light is shown from a conspicuous tower, 31m high, standing on the cape.
The CROSS surveillance station and a radar tower are situated close N of the light. Pointe du Riden, located ...
22 Jan 12


Extrait du site
4 May 12

Cap d'Alprech

Phare composé d'une tour métallique de 62m de haut.
4 May 12

Sémaphore de Boulogne

Sémaphore vient du grec " SEMA " signe et " PHOROS " qui porte. Il désigne "un poste de signalisation établi sur une côte pour communiquer  avec les navires en vue".L'implantation et la répartition actuelle des sémaphores le long du littoral permet de disposer ...
4 May 12

Boulogne sur Mer bassin Napoleon

Boulogne (Boulogne-sur-Mer) lies in the entrance to the valley of La Liane Fleuve, 2.5 miles NE of Cap d’Alprech. The port provides substantial facilities for commercial shipping, cross-channel ferries, and fishing vessels. It is protected by Digue Nord and Digue Carnot, two breakwaters.
The ...
4 May 12


Calais is the most important port for cross-channel ferry traffic from England. It also provides extensive facilities for commercial shipping and is connected to the network of canals in the N part of France.During strong winds from WSW, through N, to ENE, a very heavy sea may be ...
4 May 12

Phare de Calais

Le phare de Calais est un phare d’atterrissage. C’est une aide à la navigation pour les navires qui entrent au port, et un repère pour ceux qui croisent dans le Détroit du Pas-de-Calais, le plus fréquenté du monde.
6 May 14
Local Area

Selsey Bill - North Foreland

Shipping lanes in the area are among the busiest in the world and for the safety of navigation Traffic Separation Schemes have been introduced to alleviate maritime casualties.
The United Kingdom Department of Transport view is that if a vessel, other than one less than 20m in ...
5 May 12

Manche - English Channel

The English Channel (French: La Manche, "the sleeve") is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France.
A number of major islands are situated in the Channel, as the Isle of Wight off the English coast and the British crown dependencies ...
3 Jun 12

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11
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