It lies in a pleasant and fertile valley, and is built partly on an island and partly on both sides of the river, which is canalized from this point to the estuary.
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of Le Treport, at the mouth of the Bresle, which is canalized between the two towns.
The river was also canalized, a telephone service introduced, and extensive drainage works carried out.
The town is built on the shores of the Mediterranean at the point where the Lake of Bizerta enters the sea through a natural channel, the mouth of which has been canalized.