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Faraglioni is the Italian language term used to refer to stacks, a coastal and oceanic rock formation. They are formed by erosion from ocean waves.
They are found at the coasts of several regions of Italy.
In the Apulia region faraglioni are found at the Gargano Peninsula, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Two are in Zagare Bay near Mattinata, protected within Gargano National Park.
In the Campania region, there are three "famous" faraglioni located in the Bay of Naples, off the island of Capri. The have been named:
The Blue-tinted lizard (Lacerta viridens faraglionesis) is endemic to Scopolo.
Faraglione in the Gargano National Park, Apulia
Viewed from west, Capri.
Viewed from east, Capri.
Viewed from a boat, Capri.
Coordinates: 40°32′31″N 14°15′11″E / 40.54194°N 14.25306°E / 40.54194; 14.25306