Is Venice Becoming A Sinking City?

Italy is a glorious country with rich historical and cultural essence, beautiful sights and pleasing ambiance. It is a majestic country and a popular tourist destination in Europe that offers its tourists a plethora of interesting and amazing sights, sounds, smell and taste. Visiting this glorious city even just once is a dream of many alike. Thus, the city receives more than 50,000 tourists per year and is the second most visited place in the country.

Sinking City Venice PPT

However, considering current natural developments, the future of the city of romance is not bright, as the city is sinking with an unprecedented level of resolution. With the help of satellite information scientists are able monitor that the city has been sinking from last 60 years and will be threatened with increased floods. Although the city already faces flood four times per year due to the high tides still it is important to aware people about the danger. With excellent PPT templates you can easily explore the monitoring of the satellite and the data that reveals there is major danger running in the "floating city" of romance.

With PowerPoint Maps, you can reveal that the city is naturally subsiding at a rate of about 0.8 to 1 millimeter per year, while human activities contribute sinking of about 0.08 to 2 to 10 mm per year. Since the subsidence of Venice was acknowledged as a major issue many decades ago, with incredible geographical layouts you can explain how things were predicted and how pumping groundwater from beneath is affecting the city. By displaying the Map of Italy with Cities you can compare the influence of natural causes, and can deliver that whether the sinking is due to compaction of the sediments on which the city is built, or the man-made ones, such as building restoration.

Itally Map PPT

The Italy Map PPT can easily help you to pinpoint the compacting areas and the building causing the city to subside. You can also show how even though the activities are stopped still the land is sinking irrepressibly. These topographical blue prints will help you explain how the natural forces causing the subsidence and affecting the area for a long time especially plate tectonics.


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