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, Fr. Ouessant, island, 10 sq mi (25.9 sq km), Finistère dept., off Brittany, in the Atlantic, c.10 mi (16 km) from the mainland. A hazard to navigation and subject to intense fall and winter storms, Ushant has several lighthouses and marks the southwestern
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C est le meme qua Ouessant en France au XVIIIe siecle (43).
Be warned though, you may have to prevent the kids from trying to smuggle out the tiny Ouessant Lamb, but it's not just the wildlife that makes this such a great attraction.
Present day frame has Camille (Anne Cosigny) arriving from mainland France to the windswept island of Ouessant off the Brittany coast to sell the cottage lived in by her late parents.
In addition there is a four-year training programme using the former French submarine Ouessant.
Fossett crossed the finish line on the French island of Ouessant at 4pm.
Mr Fossett and his crew crossed the finish line at Le Stiff lighthouse on the French island of Ouessant just before 4pm yesterday to complete their 28,000-mile circumnavigation of the globe.
American Steve Fossett, 59, and his 12 crew crossed the finish line at Le Stiff lighthouse on the French island of Ouessant at 4pm.
There is no special epigraph for "Ouessant," "Ce pauvre Monsieur Carnap," and "Retour de flamme," but all eight texts are included under an initial epitaph, a single line from J.
Les premiers ecomusees, concus a Marqueze dans l'enceinte du Parc naturel regional des Landes de Gascogne, puis a Ouessant au sein du Parc naturel regional d'Armorique, servent de references pour elaborer la definition de ces etablissements.