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GEHFileBot
10-16-2005, 06:06 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile8073/The-star-of-Lille,-France.htm>The star of Lille, France</a></b><br><br>Nice characteristic of the city of Lille<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/311794lille.jpg>

MCo
10-16-2005, 06:22 PM
this is a "Vauban" fort, you can find lots of them everywhere in France. Theses forms were a new bulletproof design.

Lille's one is pretty well maintained, but you can find some of them near Paris for example (sorry, I don't know how to paste coordinates except this way) :


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<Placemark>
<name>Fort Romainville</name>
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<longitude>2.448229490005969</longitude>
<latitude>48.88285844360478</latitude>
<range>629.6376627751621</range>
<tilt>2.999427057203765e-010</tilt>
<heading>-0.5478111097117869</heading>
</LookAt>
<styleUrl>root://styles#default+icon=0x307</styleUrl>
<Point>
<coordinates>2.450118194086258,48.88178269104948,0</coordinates>
</Point>
</Placemark>
</kml>

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<kml xmlns="http://earth.google.com/kml/2.0">
<Placemark>
<name>Fort d&apos;Ivry</name>
<LookAt>
<longitude>2.389022774443393</longitude>
<latitude>48.80237105573011</latitude>
<range>1558.118088574554</range>
<tilt>3.921605556048476e-010</tilt>
<heading>-0.5923872627593627</heading>
</LookAt>
<styleUrl>root://styleMaps#default+nicon=0x307+hicon=0x317</styleUrl>
<Point>
<coordinates>2.391713028098877,48.80506459345349,0</coordinates>
</Point>
</Placemark>
</kml>


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<kml xmlns="http://earth.google.com/kml/2.0">
<Placemark>
<name>Mont Valérien</name>
<LookAt>
<longitude>2.213098818610467</longitude>
<latitude>48.87340710181842</latitude>
<range>1987.706778481523</range>
<tilt>3.059475767470731e-010</tilt>
<heading>-0.7250271121963771</heading>
</LookAt>
<styleUrl>root://styles#default+icon=0x307</styleUrl>
<Point>
<coordinates>2.21959640732986,48.87569492927069,0</coordinates>
</Point>
</Placemark>
</kml>