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Small isle (about 300 meters in diameter, 80 meters high) Le Mont-Saint-Michel is on
the north coast of France, in the Gulf of Saint-Malo, about 1 km from mainland in high tide.
Causeway was built in 1879. It was founded in 708 by Bishop Aubert of Avranges after
the Archangel Michael has appeared to him in a dream. A Benedictine monastery was
established in 966.
Pictures are taken on Aug.18.2002.