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Statue of Flavio Gioia, Amalfi

In the center of piazza Flavio Gioia in Amalfi, Italy, stands a statue of Flavio Gioia, who is believed to have invented the compass for maritime use. The statue dates from 1892 and is the work of Alfonso Balzico, a sculptor from Cava de’ Tirreni near Salerno. (NileGuide 2011) The photo was taken on September 17, 2011.

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Dianne McGrath 23 Nov 2011

Fantastic shot, Lili!

jamie winter 24 Sep 2011

incredible place to have a statue of honer located. aawesome~!

Sharon Gonzalez 23 Sep 2011

WHAT BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS, LILI. I LOVE THE MISTY BEAUTY IN THEM. GREAT AMBIANCE.

Brenda Loveless 23 Sep 2011

beautiful place and shot!

Peter Rivron 23 Sep 2011

Excellent capture and composition Lili...