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Forio D'Ischia

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Forio D'Ischia is a town of 17,000 inhabitants in the City of Naples, Italy, situated on the island of Ischia. Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It lies at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, about 30 km (19 miles) from the city of Naples. It is the largest of the Phlegrean Islands with about 34 km (21 miles) of coastline.

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Albert Coward and Dr. Chris Stockdale completed a 26.3-mile (42.3 km) crossing from Ischia to Castellammare, Italy in 1986 in 17 hours 48 minutes.

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