Bizarre Structure Sitting In The Atlantic Ocean Has An Even Stranger HistoryTranslate

2 months ago · davidgoh8283 · 0 Comment
Categories: Weird     Tags: Stranger · History · Atlantic · Sitting · Structure · Bizarre

Throughout history, mankind has labored to overcome the challenges presented by the natural world. People are forever trying to build houses on unstable land, or to make entire villages at the bases of active volcanos. It’s almost like the bigger the challenge, the more we want to make it work.

In 17th century France, protecting the country from the mighty English naval fleets was paramount. However, this was difficult to do when only the English Channel separated the two lands, which is a mere 20 miles wide at the shortest gap.

One architect saw this as the perfect challenge, and he set off on a task that would take hundreds of years to accomplish. When it was done, it would be one of the finest examples of man’s ingenuity the world had ever seen…

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