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Corsica


  • Type: Island
  • Territorial Collective Capital: Ajaccio

Notable Coastlines

Corsica, a Region of France, is a mountainous island in the Mediterranean Sea. it is located southeast of Nice and just north of the Italian island of Sardinia. - AsNotedIn


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PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
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Ajaccio City
Monte Padru National Park Mountainous
Piana Village
Regional Natural Park of Corsica Natural Environ
Restonica Gorges Canyon, Gorge
Walk the GR 20, Corsica Hike

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1926/03/00 Robert Oppenheimer Reader During a bicycling trip through Corsica, Robert Oppenheimer reads "La Recherche du Temps Perdu", a book that relieves him from his long battle with depression. In Search of Lost Time (book)

Eat and Drink »

FoodTypeDescription
FoodTypeDescription
Brocciu Cara Cheese



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Particulars for Corsica:
Physiographic feature Island
Locale type Region of France



Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
A Corsican Story (Short Story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant
A Page of Unpublished History (history essay) Essay
Guy de Maupassant
A Vendetta (Short Story) Short Story Guy de Maupassant
An Account of Corsica (book) Travelogue
James Boswell
Happiness (Guy de Maupassant short story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant Five years ago, I took a trip to Corsica. This wild island is more unknown and more distant to us than America, even though you can see it sometimes from the coasts of France, like today.
Mateo Falcone (short story) Short Story Prosper Merimee After a 3-hour journey along winding paths obstructed by great masses of rock, and broken by ravines, you come to the edge of a maquis. This is the home of the Corsican shepherds, and of those who have fallen foul of the law.
The Corsican Bandit (Short Story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant
The World's End (short story) Short Story
Agatha Christie Enjoy a drive out to the village of Coti-Chiavari.

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