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France Maps Season One

Turgot’s Map – 1739 Detailed Aerial View

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Plan of Paris, known as Turgot’s Map – 1739 Michel-Étienne Turgot (1690-1751), at the head of the Parisian municipality as provost of merchants, decided to commission a new plan of […]

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Architecture France Introduction Season One

Atmospheric Electricity

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Atmospheric electricity was generated by the Tour Eiffel by working jointly with the Trocadero towers and the basilica in Montmartre – the highest point in Paris. The Palais du Trocadero […]