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Pictures of Cascata delle Marmore - Marmore Falls Photos & Images

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Pictures of the Cascata delle Marmore (Marmore Falls) near Terni, Umbria.

In 271 BC The Roman Senate decided to solve the illness caused by malaria in the city of Reiti by draining a nearby lake and it's surrounding swamps. To do this a drainage canal known as the Curiano Trench was dug which ended at the cliffs of Marmore.

When completed the water from the upland lake and swamps flowed into the canal and over the cliffs at Marmore creating one of the highest man...
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