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Champ-de-Mars (Paris, France)

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Geographic headingChamp-de-Mars (Paris, France)
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Variant(s)Field of Mars (Paris, France)
Mars, Field of (Paris, France)
Parc du Champ de Mars (Paris, France)
See alsoParks--France
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Special noteThis heading is not valid for use as a geographic subdivision.
Found inWork cat: 00694264: Palace of Electricity, 1900.
Musser, C. Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, c1997: p. 606 (Palace of Electricity, 1900; a.k.a., Circular panoramic view of the Champs de Mars, [no. 1])
Columbia Gazeteer of the world online, June 13, 2016 (Champ-de-Mars; historic site; former parade ground of Paris, Île−de−France region, France, between the École militaire (military college) and the Seine River. On its vast grounds, several international expositions were held, notably that of 1889, when the Eiffel Tower was erected)
Encyclopaedia Britannica online, June 13, 2016 Paris, France (from the base of the Eiffel Tower, the Champ-de-Mars (Field of Mars), an immense field, stretches to the École Militaire; originally served as the school's parade ground; was the scene of two rallies during the French Revolution and several world's fairs)
Paris Tourist Office web site, Aug. 29, 2016 (Opened in 1780, the Parc du Champ-de-Mars extends from the École Militaire to the Eiffel Tower)
Lonely Planet WWW site, Sept. 9, 2016: Parc du Champ de Mars (the grassy Champ de Mars was originally used as a parade ground)
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