France Cap Griz Nez

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Gert Lucas

About this spot
Cap Gris-Nez is a promontory on the Pas de Calais in France. This cape is the place of the European continent closest to Britain. The distance to the chalk cliffs of Dover in England is barely 33 km.

The cape is located in the municipality of Audinghen in the department of Pas-de-Calais. The top is 50 m above sea level. Cap Gris-Nez is located 16 km southwest of Cap Blanc-Nez. Both capes are located in a nature reserve, the Grand Site des Deux Caps.

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