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    The isle of Pantelleria is the southernmost point of the Italian territory. Traces of human?

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    SCENES CAN NO 1-:The island seen from airplane, general view of island, the city of Pantelleria seen from the port, the Church of the Holy Saviour, different views, general view of volcanic zone, view of a SESO (prehistoric stone construction), inside view of same.

    CAN NO 2-:Cave which opens of the sea of Scauri (village on the island), a 'sub' (undersea fisherman), tourists, a lake which for its beauty has been called 'Venus' looking glass', grapes for raisins being gathered, grapes being processed, grapes being selected, orating of same, panoramic view of the "Elephant's Head", one of the more beautiful parts of the island, after the crating; grapes are loaded on ships and proceed on to final destinations.


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    Background: The isle of Pantelleria is the southernmost point of the Italian territory. Traces of human habitation are made to date back to the 'quaternary' period by the stone constructions used by the "Homo Brutus". The island was later a Phoenician colony then later it came under Carthage and later still under Moorish dominations.

    The volcanic origin of the island tends to give it an appearance which is beautiful and savage at the same time. Lately the island has been rediscovered by both 'locals' (Italians) and Foreign tourists who frequent it for undersea fishing and exploration.

    Pantelleria is also well known for its wine and raisins which still are exported all over the world.

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