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Pian del Nivolet is a large plateau placed at an altitude of 2600 m. just at the heart ot the Gran Paradiso National Park, on the border between Valle d'Aosta and Piedmont, Italy. It is crossed by the Savara river which has its sources from the glacers atop the surrounding peaks. The Gran Paradiso National Park is the oldest park of Italy, and its largest wild area. Many wildlife species live there, including ibexes, chamoises, marmots, eagles, hawks and wolves. This picture was taken at the end of July 2008, about 30 minutes after sunset. It is a mosaic of three vertical frames.
- This image copyright Paolo De Faveri 2008. .Any use of this photograph without the expressed written consent of the author is strictly prohibited by Italian and international copyright law. Violations will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
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