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- 19 august 2003 -
A submarine bordermarker?

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Appointment with Roland de Courson, a French journalist.  He took us from Banyuls-sur-Mer to the borderpass between Cerbčre and Portbou - to bordermarker 600 - for the interview and the pictures.
Afterwards Bert and I walked to bm601, descended on a steep path to Cerbčre and took the train back to Banyuls-sur-Mer.

The interview was published in a number of French newspapers.
For example this article , published in L'Indépendant, 22 august 2003.

Borderpass between Cerbčre and Portbou

The borderline is where the tarmac changes in color  (I  suppose)  



With journalist Roland de Courson (right)  and me.


After the interview we followed  the borderline eastwards to this bordermarker. The concrete pillar is a geodesic marker.

With a view of  Portbou.
From somewhere here, we followed a steep path leading to the (French coast).
And from the coastline we could observe the bordercliff descending steeply to the sea. Roland told us that there should be a bordermarker 602 in a submarine cave or something alike where the borderline meets the water.
An intruiging fact: the only submarine bordermarker I've ever heard of. And how to access the very spot? Anyway not by foot, the coastline being to steep.

Move the cursor over the picture to see the approximate borderline and the probable spot of the cave as I found out in 2009. See: esfr-html-trips-20090320.html

And in june 2010 Alain Laridon sent me pictures of bm602: see

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