HOW IT CAME TO BE - Dr. Wael Badawy
“A Trip Around the World with DWIGHT L. ELMENDORF, Lecturer and Traveler.” Venice is built on a group of little islands. At a depth of from ten to fifteen feet there is a firm bed of clay; below that a bed of sand or gravel, and then a layer of peat. Artesian wells dug to the depth of sixteen hundred feet have shown a regular succession of these beds. On this base, piles, where they have been used for theRead More ...
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