Cortina d'Ampezzo


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Cortina d'Ampezzo

(kōrtē`nä dämpĕd`zō), town (1991 pop. 7,109), in Venetia, NE Italy, in the heart of the DolomitesDolomites
or Dolomite Alps,
Alpine group, N Italy, between the Isarco and Piave rivers, named for the dolomitic limestone of which it is composed. Famous for their strikingly bold outline (a stairstep effect created by erosion of alternate layers of soft and hard rock)
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. It is an international winter sports center with a large tourism industry. The 1956 winter Olympic games were held there.
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It was the American's third straight triumph in the discipline after also winning in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, two weeks ago.
The latest victim was a woman whose car was swept away by a mudslide amid torrential rain in humid conditions near the ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy.
En 1956 Cortina D'Ampezzo fue el lugar anfitrion de los Juegos Olimpicos de Invierno, y con el tiempo esta estacion italiana de los Alpes Dolomitas, se convirtio en la mas famosa dedicada al esqui alpino.
Mr Powdrill suffered a fractured thigh after his sleigh left the track on a dangerous bend at Cortina D'Ampezzo, and landed in a wood.
Nick Deanie, East Kilbride A The 1956 games in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, were the first to be televised.
I was lucky enough to try Collalto Wildbacher Colli Trevigiani during a trip last week to the Dolomite ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo.
The model's name was inspired by the name of the Italian ski resort Cortina d'Ampezzo, site of the 1956 Winter Olympics.
MILAN, Rabi'I 13, 1434, Jan 25, 2013, SPA -- Two skiers were killed on Friday in an avalanche in the Dolomites, close to the resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy, Reuters cited police as saying.
The "Pearl of the Dolomites," Cortina d'Ampezzo is as upmarket a mountain town as you'll find anywhere in the world.
Neatly nestled in the Dolomite rocks, Cortina d'Ampezzo offers fun-packed, adrenaline-inducing workouts for both experienced, and novice hikers and bikers alike.
I MADE MY WAY to Florence from Cortina d'Ampezzo, where for the past half-century the Italian bourgeoisie had pretended to ski while in reality merely promenading in opulent furs in front of the Hotel de la Poste in postprandial stupefaction.