Venice: San Michele
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Main Entrance of San Michele
|San Michele is the cemetery island of Venice. The cemetery is still in use today. However, due to shortage of space the dead are exhumed after a few years and stored in compact concrete ossuary boxes.
Date: Jul 14, 2007
Longitude: 12° 20.57'
Latitude: 45° 26.52'
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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