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  • It is almost entirely an embanking wall, as is the rule in the cities of this part of Italy, with a maximum height, probably, of about 30 ft.
  • Above it is an embanking wall of irregular masonry, and below it some remains of Roman baths, including five parallel vaults of concrete.
  • The walls are embanking walls, with a low breastwork in places.
  • The subsoil was composed principally of clay and sand, and the railway had to be carried over the moss on the level, requiring cutting, and embanking for upwards of 4 m.
  • It was constructed with difficulty by embanking the river and raising the level of the formerly marshy ground, and was opened in 1858.
 

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