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A woman wades through high water and floating ice on a flooded St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy.

A young man and a woman enjoy swimming in flooded St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. High tides have flooded Venice, leading Venetians and tourists to don high boots and use wo

Venice has the battle against extreme weather down to a fine art

Unusually high water levels in Venice. More than 70% of Venice has been been left flooded 2012