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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Apennines


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  • Anyone weary of rising home prices in their city might look to Italy's Apennine Mountains, where aspiring property owners can buy an entire village for a mere $782,040.

    Valle Piola, Medieval Italian Village, On Sale For $782,040

  • But out of the six locations on the moon's surface visited by human beings, the Apollo 15 landing site in the Apennine Mountains is, in my eyes, the most beautiful.

    Zoe P. Strassfield: "Thinking Our Way To The Moon"

  • While the previous Apollo 11, 12 and 14 missions I would hope you all know what happened to Apollo 13... had landed on relatively flat terrain near the moon's equator, Apollo 15 landed in the moon's Apennine Mountains, near the edge of Hadley Rille, a canyon over a thousand feet deep.

    Zoe P. Strassfield: "Thinking Our Way To The Moon"

  • Many of the structures that collapsed in the 2009 quake were not properly built to standards for a quake-prone area like the central Apennine region of Abruzzo.

    Manslaughter trial opens against experts for Italy quake

  • Perched in the foothills of the Apennine range about 100 miles east of Rome, Sulmona offers a great base from which to explore the deep valleys, mountain forests and well-preserved medieval villages of the Abruzzo region, one of Italy's less-visited areas.

    Abruzzo, Italy

  • In addition to the confirmed deaths, another fungaiolo has been missing for more than a week in the Apennine mountains near Pistoia in Tuscany.

    Italian mountain mushrooms claim lives

  • Nearby and slightly smaller than its terrestrial namesake, the lunar Apennine mountain range extends some 600 kilometers with peaks rising as high as five kilometers.

    Weekend SkyWatcher's Forecast: February 19-21, 2010 | Universe Today

  • For the history lover, this stunning five-day walk takes you through Apennine fields, vineyards and fresco-filled medieval villages.

    Walking in a Winter Wonderland

  • Italys most famous road, the Appian Way, went north from Capua to Rome and south from Capua into the Apennine Mountains at Beneventum (modern Benevento) and, two hundred miles beyond, the Adriatic Sea at Brundisium (Brindisi).

    The Spartacus War

  • Or they might have gone into the Apennine Mountains to set up a camp of runawayswhat in later days was called a community of maroons from a Spanish word meaning living on mountaintops.

    The Spartacus War


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