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Name Pont du Gard, France
Who UNESCO world Heritage site
Owner French State
Design & Construction Roman
Where Near Nimes, France
Latitude N 43 56' 51"
Longitude E 04 32' 06"
When 1st century AD
Why An aqueduct (at top level) over River Gardon to supply Nimes. There was also a roadway at the first level.
Overall type Stone archs with no mortar. 6 arches at lowest level, 11 at middle level and 35 at top level.
Width 6 m. at bottom, 3 m. at top
Length 275 m.
Max. span 24.4 m.
Materials Stone
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