The VELINO ia a river in central
Then it receives the waters of its left tributaries Salto and Turano , and then enters the plain of Rieti , where its discharge if further increased by other minor streams to reach 60 m³/s. Near Papigno , it falls into the Nera forming the famous Cascate delle Marmore falls.
In pre-Romans times the river ended into a marsh within the plain of
Rieti. The falls were created by consul
Manius Curius Dentatus
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