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Craco | Calanchi
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View from the road leading up to the abandoned historic centre of Craco. The loamy soils of southern Basilicata are highly susceptible to erosion, so that the formation of badlands - in Italian: calanchi - with all their characteristics is a common phenomenon in this area.

Sunday 1 April 2012 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Italy (6800 visits)