Friday, June 14, 2013

Info about dams in Italy


Here are some links about dams in Italy:


  • Dams in Italy – "Travelers are voting Vajont Dam, Alpe Gera Dam and Lago di Livigno as the best of 4 dams in Italy. Also popular is Punt dal Gall Dam in Merano." – Source: Found in the Italy portion of the World section of  touristlink – "Get Connected with the Locals, From Travel Guides to Homestays, Share Reviews and Experiences"
  • Category: Dams in Italy – "This category contains articles pertaining to dams in Italy." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
  • Italy Bridges & Dams – "A Travel Guide to Bridges & Dams in Italy." – Source: – "Travel & Tourism Guides"
  • Small Dams in Italy – PAPER_23.09.2010 – Author: Masera Alberto – Source: CESI – "Trust the Power of Experience" – "About CESI"
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    • Val di Stava dam collapse – "occurred on 19 July 1985, when two tailings dams above the village of Stava, near Tesero, Northern Italy, failed. It resulted in one of Italy's worst disasters, killing 268 people, destroying 63 buildings and demolishing eight bridges." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
    • Expecting disaster. The 1963 landslide of the Vajont dam. – "On October 9, 1963, at 10:39pm 260 million cubic metres of rock broke off from the top of Monte Toc, on the border between Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia." – Source: Environment & Society Portal – "is a nonprofit education, research, and outreach project that aims to make digital multimedia and interpretive materials in environmental humanities freely and openly accessible to academic communities and the interested public." – "About"
    • Vajont Dam – "(or Vaiont Dam) is a disused dam, completed in 1959 in the valley of the Vajont River (it) under Monte Toc, 100 km north of Venice, Italy. A 1963 (9 October) landslide caused the overtopping of the dam and around 2,000 deaths." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
    • The Vaiont (Vajont) landslide of 1963 – Thursday, 11 December 2008 – by Dave Petley – Source: The Landslide Blog – "This blog provides a commentary on landslide events occurring worldwide, including the landslides themselves, latest research, and conferences and meetings. The blog is written on a personal basis by Dave Petley, who is the Wilson Professor of Hazard and Risk in the Department of Geography at Durham University in the United Kingdom." – "This blog is a personal project that does not seek to represent Durham University."
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  • Dams in Italy – "View a list of Dams in Italy below." – Source: – "World Map Atlas - Powered by Google Maps" – In multiple languages
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That's it for Friday, 14 June 2013: venerdi, 14 giugno 2013

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