0 Likes

Noli - Alley
Liguria, Italy
Copyright: Carsten Arenz
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14692x7346
Uploaded: 05/03/2011
Updated: 01/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: noli; italy; alley
comments powered by Disqus

Carsten Arenz
Noli plaza
Alessandro Ugazio
Noli, chiesa medievale di San Paragorio, navata centrale
Alessandro Ugazio
Noli, San Paragorio medieval church, crypt
Alessandro Ugazio
Noli, Saint Michael church, campanile ruins
Alessandro Ugazio
Noli, Saint Michael church, central nave
Alessandro Ugazio
Noli, Saint Michael medieval small church
Alessandro Ugazio
Noli, Grotta dei Falsari
Alessandro Ugazio
Varigotti, chiesa di San Lorenzo (XII-XIV sec.)
Alessandro Ugazio
Varigotti, Piazza dei pescatori
Alessandro Ugazio
Varigotti, caruggi (narrow streets)
Alessandro Ugazio
Varigotti, panorama
Alessandro Ugazio
Boragni (Orco-Feglino), covered walkway
Martin Duckitt
Exposición Reziklarte
Reinhard Schubert
in der ausrangierten Lok auf dem Schöneberger Südgelände
Gregory Panayotou
The Wreck at Gadji Bay (Lagoon Decay)
Michael Pop
At the cemetery on the Death's Day in Targu Mures
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Rastvorovo. Abandoned church. Interior (2009)
Alexey Bazlaev
Gornih Duhov Lake
www.360tourist.net
Fruit Shop Quseir
Rodrigo Gonzalez
Atardecer "Construcción Vacía" San Sebastian :: www.CantabrU.com
Fernando Pinto
Ladeira Pelourinho, Carnaval 2009
G.B.
Euroligue Basketball Partizan vs Orlean, Belgrade Pionir - center
Geoff Mather
Trevone Bay, Low Tide, Cornwall, England
Fernando Pinto
Torre: Apa do Pratigi
Carsten Arenz
Nin Croatia - Lagoon
Carsten Arenz
Arches National Park - Delicate Arch Trail 02
Carsten Arenz
Bryce Canyon - Navajo Loop Trail 01
Carsten Arenz
Argegno - Plaza at Night
Carsten Arenz
Siena - Piazza del Campo
Carsten Arenz
Madrid - Parque del Retiro
Carsten Arenz
Santiago de Compostela - Cathedral Main Facade
Carsten Arenz
Florence - Piazza del Duomo Cahedral North
Carsten Arenz
Split - Old Town Plaza at Night
Carsten Arenz
Ventura - Harbor Pier
Carsten Arenz
Weiterstadt - Loop5 Shopping Mall 1
Carsten Arenz
20131230 Varenna 1 Final
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