0 Likes

Dolceacqua - Alley
Liguria, Italy
Copyright: Carsten arenz
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14380x7190
Uploaded: 23/03/2011
Updated: 01/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: dolceacqua; italy; liguria
comments powered by Disqus

Alessandro Ugazio
Dolceacqua, narrow streets (caruggi)
Alessandro Ugazio
Dolceacqua, Piazza Padre Giovanni Mauro
Carsten Arenz
Dolceacqua - under the bridge
Thomas Krueger
Bridge over the river Nervia
Carsten Arenz
Dolceacqua - View from the bridge
Alessandro Ugazio
Dolceacqua (Imperia)
Carsten Arenz
Dolceacqua - View to the bridge
Carsten Arenz
Dolceacqua - Night
Carsten Arenz
Perinaldo
Carsten Arenz
Apricale - Alley
Carsten Arenz
Apricale - In front of the Church
Carsten Arenz
Apricale - Plaza with Christmas Bonfire
Martin Hertel
Toadstools - Utah
Kudo Kenji Photograph
白川温泉 竹ふえ 竹林の湯 Takefue Bamboo Forest Bath 1
zeljko soletic
Traditional barber shop - Čikato
Calvin K McDonald
Fishmouth Ruins, Comb Ridge, Utah, USA
Евгений Чембарцев
december sunset
Jörgen Tannerstedt
Milky way from southern Oland
Chaiyot Kosuwanpipat
Morning at Kho Sichang
njohn
Lantau Trail Stage 2 Sunset Peak 鳳凰徑第二段-大東山
MoUzEs- Maciej J. Lorek
The Terrible Forest
Andrew Bodrov
Mars Panorama - Curiosity rover: Martian night
Ferda Dogancoskun
Mimar Sinan Mosque - İstanbul / TURKEY - www.sanalgezinti.com
Ivan Miladinov
Kobilini steni - 360 panorama
Carsten Arenz
Rovinj - Istria - Harbor
Carsten Arenz
Monteriggioni - Medieval Wall
Carsten Arenz
Leon - Plaza Regla and Cathedral
Carsten Arenz
Canyonlands National Park - Shafer Canyon Overlook
Carsten Arenz
Santiago de Compostela - Praza da Quintana
Carsten Arenz
Dubrovnik - Old Town Street at Night
Carsten Arenz
Leon - Palacio Episcopal Courtyard
Carsten Arenz
Dolceacqua - Night
Carsten Arenz
Balestrino - In front of the new Church
Carsten Arenz
Madrid - Plaza Mayor
Carsten Arenz
San Gimignano - Piazza della Cisterna Christmas Decoration at Night
Carsten Arenz
Dubrovnik - Medieval Wall 06 - Old Town View
More About Liguria, Italy

Liguria borders France to the west, Piedmont to the north, and Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany to the east. It lies on the Ligurian Sea. Liguria is a narrow strip of land, enclosed between the sea and the Alps and the Apennines mountains, it is a winding arched extension from Ventimiglia to La Spezia and is one of the smallest regions in Italy. Its surface area is 5,416.03 square Kilometres, corresponding to 1.18% of the whole national surface area, with the following subdivision: 3524.08 kilometres mountain (65% of the total) and 891.95 square kilometres hill (35% of the total).Its shape is that of a thin strip of land, from 7 to 35 Km wide (respectively above Voltri and in the high mountain area around Imperia), on average about 240 Km long, lying in a semicircle around the Ligurian Sea and with convexity facing north; comprised between the sea and the watershed line of the Maritime Alps and the nothern Apennines, which at some points it crosses (for example in the Savona and Genoa mountains). Some mountains rise above 2000 m.; the watershed line runs at an average altitude of about 1.000 metres.The continental shelf, which is very narrow, goes down almost immeditely to considerable marine depths. The coastline is 315 Km long. Except for the Portovenere and Portofino promontories, it is generally not very jagged, and is often high and compact. At the mouths of the biggest watercourses there are small beaches, but there are no deep bays and natural harbours except for those of Genoa and La Spezia.The hydrographic system is made up of the short watercourses of a torrential kind. In the coastal part the most important are the Roja (in its lower course), the Nervia, and the Magra. On the inland side we find some tributaries of the Po: the two branches of the Bormida, the Scrivia and the Trebbia; there is not much water in these rivers, though the quantity increases greatly in rainy periods.The ring of hills, lying immediately beyond the coast, together with the beneficial influx of the sea, account for the mild climate the whole year round (with average winter temperatures of 7-10° and summer temperatures of 25-28°) which makes for a pleasant stay even in the heart of winter.Rainfall can be very abundant at times; mountains very close to the coast create an orographic effect, so Genoa can see up to 2000 mm of rain in a year; other areas instead show the normal values of the Mediterranean area (500-800 mm). Despite the high population density, woods cover half of the total area. Liguria's Natural Reserves cover 12% of the entire Region, i.e. around 60,000 hectares of land, and they are made up of one National Reserve, six large parks, two smaller parks and three nature reserves. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liguria