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  • Type: Island

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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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Ajaccio Place
Monte Padru National Park
Regional Natural Park of Corsica Natural Environ
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1769/08/15 Napoleon Bonaparte Born Napoleon is born at Casa Buonaparte, Ajaccio, Corsica
1926/03/00 Robert Oppenheimer Reader Robert Oppenheimer's reads La Recherche du Temps Perdu while bicycling through Corsica, this relieves him from a long battle with depression In Search of Lost Time (book)

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Locale type Region of France

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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.

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