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  protection ressource naturelle, parc naturel regional vosges du nord, écosystème biotope
Les richesses patrimoniales, naturelles et culturelles des vosges du nord sont nombreuses et variées.
Elles constituent le fondement du classement des vosges du nord en parc naturel régional, d'autre part, la reconnaissance du parc en réserve de biosphère par l' unesco témoigne de leur grande valeur.
Musées d' histoire, d' arts et traditions populaires et techniques, châteaux et forteresses, et ouvrages de la ligne maginot, vous permettent une découverte approfondie des richesses culturelles et historiques des vosges du nord.
www.parc-vosges-nord.fr   (138 words)

  
  Encyclopedia: Vosges mountains   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Vosges mountains are range of mountains in central-western Europe, stretching along the west side of the Rhine valley in a NNE direction, from Basel to Mainz, for a distance of 250 km (150 miles).
The départements of Vosges and Haute Saône are divided from Alsace and the territory of Belfort by the Ballon d'Alsace or St Maurice (4100 ft.).
The Lower Vosges are a sandstone plateau ranging from 1000 to 1850 ft. high and are crossed by the railway from Hagenau to Sarreguemines, defended by the fort of Bitche.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Vosges-mountains   (1417 words)

  
 VOSGES - LoveToKnow Article on VOSGES   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Vosges in their southern portion are mainly of granite, with some porphyritic masses, and of a kind of red sandstone (occasionally 1640 ft. in thickness) which on the western versant bears the name of grhs Vosgien.
The departments of Vosges and Haute Sane are divided from Alsace and the territory of Bolfort by the Ballon dAlsace or St Maurice (4100 ft.).
The Lower Vosges are a sandstone plateau ranging from 1000 to 1850 ft. high, and are crossed by the railway from IIagenau to Sarreguemines, defended by the fort of Bitche.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /V/VO/VOSGES.htm   (992 words)

  
 Vosges - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vosges is a French département, named after the Vosges mountain range.
After the French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871, 4% of the Vosges département in the extreme northeast of the département were annexed to the German Empire by the Treaty of Frankfurt on the ground that the people there spoke Germanic dialects.
The Saône river rises at Vioménil, in the Vosges.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vosges   (363 words)

  
 Vosges mountains - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Vosges mountains are range of mountains in central-western Europe, stretching along the west side of the Rhine valley in a NNE direction, from Basel (Switzerland) to Mainz (Germany).
Geographically, the Vosges mountains are completely located in France with the Col de Saverne separating it from the Pfälzer Wald.
Geologically, though, some parts of the Pfälzer Wald are considered to belong to the Vosges and, in fact, the french part of the Pfälzer Wald is commonly seen as part of the northern Vosges.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vosges_mountains   (534 words)

  
 Place des Vosges - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Originally known as the Place Royale, the Place des Vosges was built by Henri IV from 1605 to 1612.
The Place des Vosges is the prototype of all the residential squares of European cities that were to come.
The square was renamed in 1799 when the département of the Vosges became the first to pay taxes supporting a campaign of the Revolutionary army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Place_des_Vosges   (495 words)

  
 Breeds of Livestock - Vosges Cattle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This breed is a native of the Vosges Mountains, principally in Alsace.
Vosges cattle are exceptionally healthy, fertile and long-lived, milk production at the age of fifteen is not unusual.
Vosges is a good natured, robust, undemanding milk-base dual purpose mountain cattle, well-adapted to difficult regions and to variation in temperature, able to walk long distances and to make good use of roughage.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/cattle/vosges   (318 words)

  
 Vosges - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1793 the independent principality of (town of and its surroundings), enclosed inside the Vosges département, was annexed to France and incorporated into Vosges.
In 1795 the area of was detached from the Bas-Rhin département and incorporated into the Vosges département.
The Saône river rises at, in the Vosges.
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Vosges   (395 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Vosges, mountain range, France, France (French Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vosges, mountain range, E France, between the Alsatian plain in the east and the plateau of S Lorraine in the west.
The Vosges, old crystalline mountains flanked by sandstone, have gently rounded or nearly flat summits.
The Moselle, Meurthe, Sarre, and Ill rivers rise in the Vosges.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/V/VosgesMts.html   (238 words)

  
 Vosges --  Encyclopædia Britannica
East of the Paris Basin is the Alsace Plain, bordered by the Vosges on the west, the Saône basin on the southwest, the Jura Mountains on the south, the Rhine River on the east, and Germany on the north.
The river systems of France are determined by a major divide in the far eastern part of the country, running from the southern end of the Vosges down the eastern and southeastern edge of the Massif Central to the Noire Mountains, the southwestern promontory of the massif.
Geologically it is the centre of a structural depression that extends between the ancient Armoricain Massif (west), the Massif Central (south), and the Vosges, Ardennes, and Rhineland (east).
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9075753?tocId=9075753   (726 words)

  
 Gourmet News: Vosges brings chocolate style to N.Y.'s SoHo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vosges truffles and chocolate bars, spiked with exotic spices, nuts, liqueurs and flowers, are also sold through independent gourmet retail stores and department stores, including Zingerman's Delicatessen, Ann Arbor, Mich., Fox & Obel in Chicago, Dean & DeLuca in Napa Valley, and Bergdorf Goodman in New York.
Markoff said sales at Vosges Haut-Chocolat hit about $2 million in 2002, and she expects sales will increase by another $1 million this year, thanks to the opening of the Miami and New York stores and the launch of a chocolate bar line.
Themes at Vosges range from "The Green Collection" for April, which is marked by truffles made with Southeast Asian spices or Japanese green tea, to "le Fleur du Chocolate Collection" for May, featuring jasmine or lavender-infused or adorned truffles.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa4024/is_200307/ai_n9289651   (804 words)

  
 Vosges Skiing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Vosges is spread over 6 departments and was the home of Jeanne d'Arc, her house still stands in Domrémy.
On the grassy bee stings of mountains in the Vosges that is plenty to ski on.
The resort claims the longest piste in the Vosges, the 4km Chevreuils, although due to lack of snow the lower section was only open at the end of the day to permit skiers to return to the carpark.
pistehors.com /resorts/vosges   (1793 words)

  
 CAPEV Vosges Lorraine: Wood and craft industry, chalets, furniture, chairs
The Vosges mountains are home to one of the most extensive forests in France.
The abundance of both forest and industry has earned the Vosges not only a leading position in relation to other French departments for its total forest area, but also for the quantity of timber that it processes.
In 1988, the "Sélection Vosges" quality label, the first of its kind in France, was established in order to ensure the quality of coniferous wood cuttings.
www.vosges.com /english/secteur4.htm   (174 words)

  
 maisons en vente à l'agence immobiliere a SAPFUT Europe Saint-Dié (Vosges,France)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Située à SAINT DIE des Vosges, sous préfecture du département, en secteur calme et résidentiel, à proximité immédiate du centre ville et de toutes ses commodités, à moins de 5 minutes de la zone commerciale de Sainte Marguerite et de son hypermarché Cora.
En centre Vosges, construction traditionnelle de 1970 sur terrain de 75 ares constructibles, maison en retrait de 30 m, avec allée d'accès bordée de platane, vidéo à l'entrée.
Vosges, environ 20 Km sud d'Epinal, en bordure de route, vente maison environ 450 m² au sol, en bordure de route, 2 niveaux, à remettre en état, prévoir très gros travaux, terrain environ 2000 m².
www.sapfut.com /immo/maisons.html   (6012 words)

  
 A digest on the Place des Vosges (Vosges square) in Paris by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city guide and portal
The Place des Vosges (Vosges' square) lies in the heart of the fashionable Marais district, not far from the new Bastille opera.
The Place des Vosges is close to the metro station Saint-Paul on line 1.
It can also be reached on foot from the Pompidou center (15 minutes), the Bastille opera (10 minutes) or the Notre-Dame cathedral (20 minutes), all of them very pleasant walks.
www.parisdigest.com /promenade/placedesvosges.htm   (209 words)

  
 CentralPets.com - Vosges Page (Printer Friendly Version)
Vosges Cattle tend to be extremely low-maintenance and hardy, surviving in mountain pastures and grazing during the summer on whatever they can find.
Vosges Cattle generally have gray faces and are marked with a dark muzzle and dark rings framing the eyes.
Vosges Cattle are known for their fertility and for their ease in calving.
centralpets.com /php/PrintFriendly.php?AnimalNumber=5340   (444 words)

  
 > Vosges   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Keycamp Holidays are on 2 campsites in the Vosges region.
The Vosges is a region of stunning natural beauty, with wonderful lakes, cascading waterfalls and meandering rivers.
The Vosges is an excellent fly-drive destination with airports at Dijon, Basel or Strasbourg leaving only a short drive to the site.
www.keycamp4agents.ie /campsites/vosges.htm   (395 words)

  
 The Place Des Vosges And Thereabouts
When the Place des Vosges was first built there was a garden behind each building, but these have, of course, long since been used for other buildings.
In 1799 the name of the square was changed once more and given the name Place des Vosges after the Department of the Vosges, which happened to be the first to pay its taxes that year.
It was Voltaire's letters on (please not to) Ninon which later furnished the chief sources for the numerous biographies which have appeared about her.
www.oldandsold.com /articles03/paris16.shtml   (2357 words)

  
 Vosges Battleground: 44th Infantry
The Vosges was to be a killing ground, hotly contested from fortified positions.
The Vosges was the equalizer for the Germans of 1944.
The low Vosges is primarily composed of open red sandstone gorges with open fields of fire.
www.efour4ever.com /44thdivision/battleground.htm   (934 words)

  
 Vosges   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vosges is a FranceFrench ''département'', named after the Vosges mountain range/.
In 1793 the independent principality of Salm (principality)Salm (town of Senones, VosgesSenones and its surroundings), enclosed inside the Vosges ''département'', was annexed to France and incorporated into Vosges.
The Place des Vosges in Paris was so renamed in 1799 when the ''département'' became the first to pay the new French RevolutionRevolutionary/ taxes.
www.infothis.com /find/Vosges   (555 words)

  
 Marais, Paris, place des Vosges
It was earned in honor of the department that had been the first to pay off its contributions to the State.
The Place des Vosges square is 140 m long and 140 m large.
The demolition of the 'hotel des Tournelles, on the north side of the place, was done between 1565 and 1604.
www.parislemarais.com /en/visiter/rp_vosges.php   (693 words)

  
 The Nibble - Vosges Chocolate Bars
Vosges combines the spices of the world into exciting new tastes for chocolate lovers.
Vosges was among the first American chocolatiers to champion global spices in chocolate, and these bars met with tremendous success.
Vosges has retail boutiques in Chicago, Las Vegas, and New York City and additional retail locations in Ann Arbor, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, and internationally in London and at Holt Renfrew stores in Canada.
thenibble.com /reviews/main/chocolate/vosges-exotic-bars.asp   (1189 words)

  
 acidification in the Vosges mountains   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In France, the Vosges mountains are the second least resistant region to acidification.
In France, the Vosges mountains have the second highest acid atmospheric deposition rate.
Limings should be used in the areas of the Vosges mountains which show forest decline or soil acidification.
www.nancy.inra.fr /acidification/menuUK.html   (354 words)

  
 Recipes Today — Chocolate for the Six Senses Vosges Adds a Little Spice to the Sugar
After her time spent in Europe, she explored the cuisines, spices, wines and cheeses of Asia and Australia, working in many restaurants and graduating from various culinary schools including The Oriental Cooking School in Bangkok.
The Vosges exotic truffle collection includes exceptional selections with equally unique names such as "Wink of the Rabbit" inspired by the timeless tale of the tortoise and the hare.
Her Vosges Aztec Collection draws upon this history by combining dark and milk chocolate with the spices of Mexican vanilla bean, ancho chili pepper, Ceylon cinnamon, dulce de leche and Costa Ricancashews.
recipestoday.com /resources/articles/vosgeschocolate.htm   (1283 words)

  
 A weekend in Vosges   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Along the fractures between the plain and the Vosges lava was erupted in association with the formation of the Alps further south.
In the meantime the Vosges were raised further and erosion increased.
In the region of the Ballons in the southern Vosges the cover was eroded and old Hercynian basement revealed.
users.skynet.be /ougseurope/vosges.htm   (2338 words)

  
 Vosges (Department, France)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The flag of the department of Vosges is a banner of the arms of the department, which were adopted in 1946.
White symbolises the snow that appears in winter on the Vosges mountains, which gave their name to the department.
The top of the flag is the banner of the arms of Lorraine, to recall that the department of Vosges is historically a part of Lorraine.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/fr-88.html   (122 words)

  
 Forging the Vosges
We weren't in the Vosges Mountains long before we realized that the Germans were not our only enemy.
Jerry had always been a master of camouflage, and his dug in positions in the Vosges forests, which made use of every available leaf and pine needle, showed that he had lost none of his technique.
Planted under the forest floor, their trip wires camouflaged by the maze of twigs and underbrush, they were an unseen, but ever present, enemy.
www.kwanah.com /txmilmus/36division/archives/141/14169.htm   (1264 words)

  
 Place des Vosges   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Place des Vosges is Paris ' oldest (and some say most beautiful)
Originally known as the Place Royale the des Vosges was built by Henry IV of France from 1605 to 1612.
The square was renamed in 1799 when the département of the Vosges became the first to pay the Revolutionary taxes.
www.freeglossary.com /Place_des_Vosges   (160 words)

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