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Dune of Pilat

Dune of Pilat Quick Facts:

  • Largest sand dune in Europe
  • 60,000,000 cubic meters
  • Measures 1,640 feet (500 m) wide and 1.86 miles (3 km long), with the height ranging from 328 to 383.8 feet (100 to 117 m) above sea level


Dune of Pilate

The Dune of Pilat is also known as the Great Dune of Pyla. It is located in the La Teste-de-Buch of the Arcachon Bay area. The Dune of Pilat is the largest sand dune in Europe accounting for 60,000,000 cubic meters. The dune measures 1,640.4 feet (500 m) wide by 3 km long and the height ranges from 328 to 383.8 feet (100 to 117 m) above sea level.


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