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Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum

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Address  33459, Asturias, Spain
Province  Asturias
Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum
Location  Plaza de Europa, Nº1 33450 Piedras Blancas, Castrillón, Asturias, Spain
Website  http://www.museodeanclas.es/
Similar  Playa de Salinas, Museo De Anclas, Playa San Juan de Nieva, Museo de la Mina de Arnao, Faro de Avilés

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The Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum ((Spanish): Museo de Anclas Philippe Cousteau) is located in Salinas, a town within the Castrillón municipality of Asturias, Spain. It is reached by the N-632.

The open-air museum is situated on La Peñona peninsula at one end of the beach near the Arnao tunnel. It includes sails and deck anchors, along with a large, ceramic mural. The featured bust of Philippe Cousteau is the work of sculptor Vicente Menendez-Santarúa Prendes.

One of the anchors is from the bulk carrier Castillo de Salas that ran aground over rocks near Gijon in 1986.

References

Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum Wikipedia


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