... Guglielmin M, Lozej A, Tellini C (1994) Permafrost distribution and rock
glaciers in the Livigno area (Northern Italy). ... Ferliga C, Gregnanin A, Guerra S,
Gugliemin M, Jadoul F, Longhin M, Mair V, Mazzoccola D, Sciesa E, Zappone A (
2012) Carta geologica d'Italia 1:50,000. Foglio 024—Bormio, Note illustrative.
Author: Mauro Soldati
The book deals with the most striking landscapes and landforms of Italy. Attention is given to landform diversity and landscape evolution through time which has been controlled by very diverse geological conditions and dramatic climate changes that have characterized the Italian peninsula and islands since the end of the last glaciation. In addition, various examples of human impact on the landscape are presented. Landscapes and Landforms of Italy contains more than thirty case studies of a multitude of Italian geographical landmarks. The topics and sites described in this book range from the Alpine glaciers to the Etna and Vesuvius volcanoes, taking into account the most representative fluvial, coastal, gravity-induced, karst and structural landscapes of the country. Chapters on the geomorphological landmarks of the cities of Rome and Venice are also included. The book provides the readers with the opportunity to explore the variety of Italian landscapes and landforms through informative texts illustrated with several color maps and photos. This book will be relevant to scientists, scholars and any readers interested in geology, physical geography, geomorphology, landscape tourism, geoheritage and environmental protection.
... such as Bormio, Livigno and Madessimo that are popular with price-sensitive
foreign skiers, and accessible from airports at Milan and Bergamo. The western
Alps include the highest mountain peaks in the system. The most important
Author: Brian G. Boniface
First published as the Worldwide destinations casebook. c2005.
See pp26–7 LIVIGNO LOMBARDY Slopes for all tastes Livigno is extremely well
equipped for winter sports, with pistes for ... It is part of a skiing circuit that links
more than 500 km (310 miles) of ski runs in the Dolomites. www.ortisei.it BORMIO
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Where To Go When: Italy offers a beautifully illustrated tour of Italy, unearthing the best of every region month by month. Whether you're looking for a fun family holiday or a cultural weekend in the city, Where To Go When: Italy suggests suitable locations and the best month of the year to visit each one. Written by knowledgeable travel writers with a passion for Italy, this book combines inspirational information with truly sumptuous photography to bring each destination to life. Ensuring something for everybody. Whether you fancy visiting the Venice Carnival or enjoying a relaxing week in Sardinia, Where To Go When: Italy's advice on local transport, hotel and restaurant options will inspire your ideal getaway. This is the perfect inspirational book for anyone who loves Italy, whether you'd like a weekend break, a longer holiday or to seek out the hidden gems of this gorgeous country.
Author: Touring club italiano
Bring the world a little closer with these multicultural books. An excellent way for students to appreciate and learn cultural diversity in an exciting hands-on format. Each book explores the history, language, holidays, festivals, customs, legends, foods, creative arts, lifestyles, and games of the title country. A creative alternative to student research reports and a time-saver for teachers since the activities and resource material are contained in one book.
Author: Ken Bernstein
Publisher: Berlitz Publishing
Briefly outlines the history of Switzerland, describes tourist attractions in each region, and provides information on sports, festivals, folklore, shopping, and entertainment