Lake of Like
The lake of Like or lago di Como (sometimes called Lario , by reference to the Larius lacus of the Roman ) is one of most important Italian lakes the, and is located in the north of the Italy, in Lombardy, to approximately 45 km in the north of Milan. It is in the Préalpes. The turn of the lake makes approximately 140 km, its surface atteind 146 km square and its maximum depth, 410 meters.
The lake with the form of Y reversed. Each branch has its principal city:
- As for the south-western branch (Lake of Like);
- Lecco for the south-eastern branch (Lake Lecco);
- Colico for the northern branch (Lake Colico).
Located at the outlet of the Valteline it is crossed by the Adda, affluent of the Po. It is a required passage to cross the collar of Splügen, the collar of Maloya, the collar of Bernina or the passage of Septimer.
HistoryDuring the ancient Rome, the lake went until Samolaco. The Romans called it the lacus larius .
Cities bordering the lake
Rivet western (south towards north)
Bank is (southern towards north)
Rivet southern (west towards the east)
Transport on the lakeRegular circulation is ensured by the Public company of Navigation which transports the passengers in the many coastal towns. Oldest were put at water in 1904 and most recent in the years 2000. slower http://www.navigazionelaghi.it/ita/com/nlc_flo.html
Les circulate with the 24 fastest km/h and to 64 km/h (2 Hydroplanes)
The center of the lake, Ferries ensure of frequent rotations between Varenna, Menaggio and Bellagio.
InspirationThe lake inspired by many poets or writers like Stendhal.
Literaturebeen engaged the of Alessandro Manzoni (more precisely the Adda)
Poetrythe Lake of Like of Fernand Gignac
StructureThe hotel-casino Bellagio with Las Vegas
CinemaA passage of Star Wars: episode II - The Attack of the clones , was turned close to the Lake of Like, as well as a scene of Ocean' S Twelve . In 2006, the Lake of As is the place of the rest for James Bond in the 24e episode: Casino Royal .
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