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Fiora river, Vulci, Italy

The Fiora river as it passes near the ancient Etruscan city of Vulci (8th c. BC).  More recently, the small "lake" has been a film-location for several movies.

Copyright: Dab yob
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送信日: 13/06/2011
更新日: 16/06/2011
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