Venice: Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute
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Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti
|The Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute is a vast, octagonal building built on a platform made of 100,000 wooden piles. It is constructed of Istrian stone and marmorino (brick covered with marble dust).
Date: Jul 14, 2007
Longitude: 12° 19.74'
Latitude: 45° 25.89'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08