Vomano

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Vomano
Fiume Vomano.jpg
Country Italy
Basin features
Main source Monte San Franco - Gran Sasso d'Italia
2,120 m (6,960 ft)
River mouth Adriatic Sea near Roseto degli Abruzzi
Basin size 764 km2 (295 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 76 km (47 mi)

The Vomano (Latin: Vomanus)[1] is a 76 km river, which is in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Its source is near Monte San Franco in Gran Sasso d'Italia and Lago di Campotosto in the province of L'Aquila. The river crosses the border into the province of Teramo and flows northeast near Montorio al Vomano and Basciano. The Fucino flows into the Vomano south of Crognaleto and the Mavone flows into the Vomano near Basciano.[2] It enters the Adriatic Sea near Roseto degli Abruzzi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard J.A. Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World: Map-By-Map Directory. I. Princeton, NJ and Oxford, UK: Princeton University Press. p. 613. ISBN 0691049459. 
  2. ^ The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World (13 ed.). London: Times Books. 2011. p. 77 M2. ISBN 9780007419135. 

Coordinates: 42°39′N 14°02′E / 42.650°N 14.033°E / 42.650; 14.033