25 Mar '12, 12pm

Venice Getting that Sinking Feeling: Venice, the northeastern Italian city along the Adriatic Sea, is a marvel o...

Venice Getting that Sinking Feeling: Venice, the northeastern Italian city along the Adriatic Sea, is a marvel o...

Venice, the northeastern Italian city along the Adriatic Sea, is a marvel of man-made construction. Its beautiful buildings and structures built along the myriad of canals have made it what some consider to be the most romantic city in Europe. The city is actually made up of over 100 small islands within the Venetian Lagoon between the Po and Piave Rivers. For years, the city was thought to be subsiding into the lagoon, but recent studies had shown that it had in fact stabilized. The newest research, unfortunately, shows different. It has not only found that the water level is rising every year, but the city itself is tilting.

Full article: http://www.enn.com/enn_original_news/article/44173

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