Nebrodi


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Nebrodi

 

(also Caronie), a mountain range in northeastern Sicily (Italy). The range is approximately 80 km long and has elevations to 1,847 m (Mount Sori). It is composed of schists, sandstones, and flysch; the peaks consist of limestones. The northern slopes are covered by vineyards, olive groves, and Sicily’s largest forests (oak, beech, chestnut); on the southern slopes there is Mediterranean shrub vegetation.

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1999: The communities of terrestrial small mammals (Insectivora, Rodentia) of the Nebrodi Mountains (northeastern Sicily).
In questo paesino dell'entroterra sui Monti Nebrodi, un gruppo di contadini, vedendo nell'Unita d'Italia la possibilita di vedere finalmente soddisfatti i loro diritti, assale e uccide i dignitari locali, tra cui molti proprietari terrieri.
They organise an outing to the Nebrodi Mountains, a national park.
A whole acorn-fed Nebrodi baby pig, slow-roasted in a wood-burning oven, is exquisite: the skin lacquered into a caramel crisp, the meat succulent and fragrant with garlic and wild fennel.
The island comprises a number of picturesque wilderness areas such as Parco dei Nebrodi, Parco Regionale dell'Etna Regionale and Parco delle Madonie.
It does not occur in Sicily where BRULLO & GRILLO (1978) classified the montane, mesic acidophilous grasslands of the Nebrodi Mountains (Northern Sicily) in the Molinio-Arrhenatheretea and proposed a new order--the Cirsietalia vallis-demoni.
There are three extensive regional parks to explore--those of Mount Etna, and the Nebrodi and Madonie mountains.
In tonight's programme, Catherine Fulvio's family friend Tullio Scurrio gives her a day to remember in the stunning Nebrodi Mountains.
In Nebrodi, a rolling mountainous area wooded by heavy oaks, are found the not-so-famous Pigs of Nebrodi (Swino Nero), black-footed pigs that forage on acorns and are the same as the very famous and sought-after Ibericos of Spain.
Pleurotus nebrodensis can be found during the spring (April through May) in the mountains of Modonie, a region of the Nebrodi mountain range (northeast of Sicily, Italy) (Boisselier-Dubayle and Baudoin 1986; Cailleux and Joly 1987; Zervakis et al.
Gianguzzi, L.--1999--Flora e vegetazione dei Nebrodi. Itinerari didattici--Ass.