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Porto di Ripetta, Rome, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes
N 41° 54.282 E 012° 28.512
33T E 290582 N 4642278
Quick Description: stone column with markings of epic flood levels
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 12/28/2010 4:24:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMACWR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 7

Long Description:
In front of the church of San Rocco, next to the roman urban port of Ripetta, two stone columns were placed in 1821, with markings denoting the flood levels of past floods of the river Tiber.

The highest marking is for the flood of February 22, 1637
Natural or man made event?: Natural

What type of marker?: stone column

When did this occur?: 02/22/1637

Website related to the event..: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
A picture showing the level along with any markers telling of what had occurred can be used. Better yet would be a picture of you or someone standing next to the high level mark, that would show if you would have been just wading or completely submersed.
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