Prisons in Italy: Defunct Prisons in Italy, Italian Fascist Concentration Camps, Asinara, Rab Concentration Camp, Treviso, Ponza

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Defunct Prisons in Italy, Italian Fascist Concentration Camps, Asinara, Rab Concentration Camp, Treviso, Ponza, Tremiti Islands, Mamertine Prison, List of Italian Concentration Camps, Gonars, Molat, Palazzo San Giorgio, Polizia Penitenziaria, Piombi. Excerpt: Asinara (Italian for "Donkey-inhabited" but its name comes from Latin ...
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Defunct Prisons in Italy, Italian Fascist Concentration Camps, Asinara, Rab Concentration Camp, Treviso, Ponza, Tremiti Islands, Mamertine Prison, List of Italian Concentration Camps, Gonars, Molat, Palazzo San Giorgio, Polizia Penitenziaria, Piombi. Excerpt: Asinara (Italian for "Donkey-inhabited" but its name comes from Latin "Sinuaria" and means sinus-shaped island; Sardinian: ) is an Italian island of 51 kmĀ² in area, with approximately 700 inhabitants. The island is located off the northwestern tip of Sardinia, and is mountainous in geography with steep, rocky coasts. Because fresh water is scarce trees are sparse and low scrub is the predominant vegetation. Part of the national parks system of Italy, the island was recently converted to a wildlife and marine preserve. It is home to a population of wild Albino Donkeys from which the island takes its name. The region of Sardinia. Asinara is located off the cape in the northwest corner of Sardinia.Asinara is located at the north-western tip of Sardinia. It is a territory of 51.9 square kilometres (20 sq mi) with a length of 17.4 kilometres (11 mi) and a width which ranges from 290 metres (951 ft) at Cala di Sgombro to 6.4 kilometres (4 mi) of the northern part, as well as 110 kilometres (68 mi) of coast length. The highest point, at 408 metres (1,339 ft), is Punta della Scomunica. The territory is entirely state property. The island is formed by four mountainous sections linked by a narrow, flat coastal belt. The windswept west coast is steep and rocky with a very deep sea bottom. The west coast turns down towards the bay of Asinara. As an extension of the larger island, Asinara is the second largest island after Sant'Antioco. The surface is hilly, covered by thick Mediterranean scrub and... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=2196209
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  • ISBN-13: 9781157919148
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/11/2010
  • Pages: 54
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.13 (d)

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