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A picture taken on December 9, 2012 showing pigeons flying over the Nord-Pas de Calais mining basin, in Loos-en-Gohelle, in northern France, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. The site bears testimony to the quest to create model workers’ cities from the middle of the 19th century to the 1960s and further illustrates a significant period in the history of industrial Europe. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A picture taken on December 9, 2012 showing pigeons flying over the Nord-Pas de Calais mining basin, in Loos-en-Gohelle, in northern France, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. The site bears testimony to the quest to create model workers’ cities from the middle of the 19th century to the 1960s and further illustrates a significant period in the history of industrial Europe. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 08, 2012
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158023985
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PHILIPPE HUGUEN / Staff
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AFP
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A picture taken on December 9 2012 showing pigeons flying over the... News Photo 158023985Architecture,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Basin,Bird,Calais,Close-up,Flying,France,History,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Mining,Pas-de-Calais,Picture,Pigeon,Show,UNESCOPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture taken on December 9, 2012 showing pigeons flying over the Nord-Pas de Calais mining basin, in Loos-en-Gohelle, in northern France, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. The site bears testimony to the quest to create model workers’ cities from the middle of the 19th century to the 1960s and further illustrates a significant period in the history of industrial Europe. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)