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Rance River Flowing Between Dinard and Saint-Malo, France

48.6N 2W

December 22nd, 2011 Category: Rivers

France - December 22nd, 2011

The long, wide identation visible on the northwestern coast of France in this ASAR image is the Rance, flowing into the English Channel between Dinard and Saint-Malo. Before reaching the Channel, its waters are barred by a 750 metre long dam forming the Rance tidal power plant.

Here, the cities of Saint-Malo and Dinard can be seen by the rivermouth, with the former on the right bank and the latter on the left bank. Saint-Malo is a walled port city in Brittany in northwestern France on the English Channel. It is a sub-prefecture of the Ille-et-Vilaine. Dinard is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in north-western France. It is on the Côte d’Émeraude of Brittany.

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