Motonave Porto Garibaldi

May 2019

Porto Garibaldi celebrates an important recurrence this year, his change of name from Magnavacca to Porto Garibaldi. The origin of this name according to historians derives from the Latin term "Maliabiccum" which is a place suitable for grazing cows. In the Chronic Parva of Ferrara (1180/1264) this village is called Cajavaccae or Majavaccae, in the statute of the same city it is indicated with the name of Portum Maiavache. Other hypotheses refer to the term "Magna-vacua", a large area of water or a vast area of land without crops

On 11 April 2019 was celebrated the “Day of the sea and of the marine culture”, established with the revision of the Nautical Code for develop the sea’s culture, to recognize the big cultural, scentific, recreative and economic value that this resource take care. On the occasion of the day the schools of the whole italian territory promote initiatives aimed at spreading the knowledge of the sea. Friday morning the students of the Institute Remo Brindisi were on board of the Motorship Dalì and other five sailing boats

The Po river is the largest Italian river, has a length of 650 km and drains the waters of 70,091 km2. The sediments carried by the river towards the Adriatic Sea have created one of the largest Delta systems in the whole Mediterranean. The Po Delta is considered relatively young (4 - 5 ky) and can be defined as a Delta dominated by both natural and anthropic processes. Since 1950 the Delta has been subject to a rapid degradation of the coast line due also to a reduction

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