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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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.
Amid howls of protest from local officials, conservative politicians and shop owners, 80 tax inspectors fanned out through Cortina d'Ampezzo, one of Italy's smartest ski resorts, on Dec.
The first match in Cortina D'Ampezzo, in the Italian Dolomites, ended in two defeats against the host nation losing the first match 10-0 and the second 33-0 however they did beat club side Valsugana 10-3.
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