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The Marmore's Falls (Cascata delle Marmore) are situated about 8 kilometres in the southeast of the city Terni in Central Italy. With a total height of 165 metres it is known as the highest man-made waterfall in the world. It was created by the ancient Romans (271 BC). The waterfall consist of three stages of which the upper one with 83 metres is the highest.

 Most of the time, the water is diverted to the Galleto power plant. The fall is turned on between noon and 1:00 PM and again between 4:00 and 5:00 PM every day, with additional times on holidays.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Italy Marmore's Falls 1999 stamp

Italy 1999, Italy 1999, Marmore's Falls.

 

Italy 2015
Marmore's Falls shared with a landscape of the Monti Sibillini.
The stamp was issued in the series "Tourism".

 

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