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Apennine Mountains


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  • proper n. Another name of the Apennines.


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  • 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"

  • 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"

  • 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

  • RECANATI, ITALY -- This 12th-century gem, birthplace of the poet Giacomo Leopardi, rests on a lyrical hilltop in the Apennine Mountains.

    Fears of crushing debt spread to cities, provinces

  • 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

  • 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

  • He was somewhere in the Apennine Mountains in north-central Italy.

    The Spartacus War

  • The Apennine Mountains rise in the east and the Mediterranean Sea lies to the west.

    The Spartacus War

  • Endemic amphibia species are also distributed all along the Apennine Mountains and include Salamandrina terdigitata, Triturus italicus, Rana italica, and Salamandra gigliolii.

    Italian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests

  • Between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic coastline, on the calf of Italy's boot, lies the region known as the Abruzzo.

    Exploring the Wines of Abruzzo


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