Photographer's Note

March 13, 2007
Ste 340301 34200
Herault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.400 3.683 74 m

Traditional sailing ships known as "Pointus Stois", with latin rigging. They are moored in the basin, called "Vieux Bassin", basin of arrival of the trawlers, along the "Saint Louis" mole of 1666 and 750 m length. At the edge of the basin, one sees the public auction, "La crie", of Ste and at the bottom the exit of the channel of Ste from "Thau" pond to the Mediterranean.

Ste is a town of 40000 inhabitants to 30 km of Montpellier, to narrow enters the sea Mditerrane and the pond of Thau. It bore the name of Cette until 1928. Since 1666 until now a succession of great work have made it the 11th wearing of France. It is also the 1st port of fish of Mditerrane.

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