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Corsica
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Among the great Mediterranean islands, Corsica is the most mountainous and, despite its hydrologic richness, has few areas to exploit for intensive agriculture, except for alluvial plains on the coast, corresponding to the mouth of its two main watercourses, the Rivers Golo and the Tavignanu.

In addition, some minor littoral spaces have been agriculturally exploited to meet local needs. Instead, agricultural forest ex…

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Pergola, Philippe, “Corsica”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 04 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00000783>
First published online: 2022



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