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Jobourg is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France. It lies in la Hague in the Cotentin peninsula.It is surrounded by moorland and is not far away from the Phare de Goury (Goury Lighthouse), a lighthouse 100 metres away from the Goury beach. Jobourg has one nice beach on its commune, the Baie d'Écalgrain ("Écalgrain Beach"). The average temperature of the sea is 20°C in summer. About 200 meters from the village is the CROSSMA, in charge of the busy traffic in the Channel.One typical fête in Jobourg is the Fête des Moutons, a sheep festival that take place the first weekend of August. The festival features contests in which border collies heard geese and sheep.On the night of 26-27 March 1814, during the closing stages of the Napoleonic Wars the Battle of Jobourg was fought close inshore between British frigate HMS Hebrus and French frigate Etoile. After several hours of combat,Hebrus succeeded in defeating and capturing Etoile.GeologyJobourg lies in the Armorican Massif. There, France's oldest rocks crop out.
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