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The Greek Islands have burned thousands of hectares of forest

As a result of forest fires on the Greek island of Evia and Crete burned thousands of acres of forest, suffered eight houses. This was reported today in the Fire service of Greece. On the island of Crete — the largest in Greece — on Sunday during a severe forest fire in the town of Preveli completely burned biggest palm grove area 500 ha, reputed to be one of the local tourist attractions. The firefighters struggled with the fire in the forests near the town of Rethymno in Crete. On the island of Evia, the second in the country after the biggest Crete, the fire raged Read more [...]
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 happened in Crete

photo: EMSC 25 Oct. The earthquake occurred on Monday morning on the Greek island of Crete, told the global monitoring of the U.S. Geological survey (USGS). According to the service, the tremor's epicenter of a magnitude of 4.8 was in 99 kilometers from the city of Chania in Crete, 366 kilometers South of Athens. Messages about material damage has not yet been reported. Source: RIA Novosti Read more [...]
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Flooding on the Greek island of Crete

ATHENS, 12 Dec — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanov. Military rescued seven people from floods on the Greek island of Crete, said on Sunday the General staff of the air force of Greece. Helicopter Super Puma Greek air force evacuated in a mountainous area near the town of Rethymno in Crete seven people who were locked by the flow of rain water in their cars. Four of evacuated — firefighters who perform in Greece the role of rescuers. Firefighters were sent to the disaster area to cope with adversity. Bad weather caused on Saturday and Sunday, the damage on the Islands of Crete Read more [...]
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The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.2 happened in Greece

Photo: EMSC Sunday, 10.3.10 at 6:21 in the afternoon local time, an earthquake of a magnitude of 5.2. The quake was registered in the South-East of Athens, at a depth of 5.3 km. Recall that in the same region in early August, an earthquake of 4.8  Source: Allvoices Translation: URALThe report from the USGS: 125 km (75 miles) E of Iraklion, Crete, Greece 215 km (135 miles) SW of Rodos, Dodecanese Islands, Greece 225 km (140 miles) E of Chania, Crete, Greece 400 km (250 miles) SE of ATHENS, Greece Photo: USGS Read more [...]
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Overview of earthquakes: Tajikistan, O. Crete, Kamchatka

On the border of Tajikistan and Afghanistan earthquake 7 November. An earthquake measuring 5.6 occurred on Monday at the border of Tajikistan and Afghanistan at 17.00 local time (16.00 GMT), told RIA Novosti on duty of the geophysical service of Russian Academy of Sciences. The magnitude of the impulse at the epicenter of the earthquake was located 275 km South-East of Dushanbe, in Afghanistan amounted to 5.6, — said the Agency interlocutor.According to him, the capital of Tajikistan magnitude aftershocks reached 3, in Khorog (East — the administrative center of Gorno-Badakhshan Read more [...]
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The Minoans may have been not quite so peaceful

In historical science, it was felt that the Minoan civilization was peaceful, and only recently began to emerge from the experts in this question. Archaeologist Barry Molloy, University of Sheffield (UK) goes further, suggesting that the Minoans did not think of a life without war."Militant ideology permeated religion, art, trade, politics and trade, and the kinds of social activities that have formed around the military traditions, have been an important part of the evolution of society and identity," - says the scientist.Note the mural on the left. Pugilism, is not it?The flowering Read more [...]
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Out-of-door activities for a European holiday

Hebdomad of January 15-21, 1998Tramp the Yearn Batch Tail in GeorgiaAmerican cycling trips in other ButtSpringiness prisonbreak happenings in Southward America Outside activities for a European holidayPreparing to boost the demanding Inca LeadOut-of-door activities for a European holidayDoubt: Stephanie, we demand approximately sober avail — and flying. We farewell for Europe for two months on February 8 and we pauperization approximately adventures. Read more [...]
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in Greece

Photo: EMSC Sunday, 10/03/10 at 6:21 pm local time, Earthquake magnitude 5.2. The shock was recorded in the south-east of Athens at a depth of 5.3 kilometers.Recall that in the same region in early August wasearthquake  force 4.8 Source: AllvoicesTranslation: URALReport of USGS:125 km (75 miles) E of Iraklion, Crete, Greece215 km (135 miles) SW of Rodos, Dodecanese Islands, Greece225 km (140 miles) E of Chania, Crete, Greece400 km (250 miles) SE of ATHENS, Greece Photo: USGS Read more [...]
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Crete

Photo: EMSC

October 25. The earthquake occurred on Monday morning, on the Greek island of Crete, said the global monitoring of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to the service, the epicenter of the 4.8 magnitude quake was 99 kilometers from the city of Chania, Crete, 366 km south of Athens.

Reports of property damage have been reported yet.

Source: RIA Novosti

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The Greek Islands burned thousands of hectares of forest

As a result of forest fires on the Greek islands of Crete and Evia burned thousands of hectares of forests have suffered eight houses. This was reported today in the Fire Service of Greece.On the island of Crete - the largest in Greece - Sunday during a severe forest fire in the town was completely burned large Preveli Palm Grove area 500 hectares, reputed one of the local tourist attractions. Firefighters also fought the fire in the woods near the town of Rethymno, Crete.On the island of Euboea, the country's second-largest after Crete, fire raged on Saturday in the town of Karystos today Read more [...]
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Flooding on the Greek island of Crete

ATHENS, Dec. 12 - RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanov. The military rescued seven people from the flood on the Greek island of Crete, the General Staff said on Sunday BBC Greece.Super Puma helicopter evacuated the Greek Air Force in a mountainous area near the town of Rethymno in Crete seven people who were trapped flow of rain water in their cars. Four of the evacuees - fire, which performs Greece the role of the rescuers. Firefighters were sent to the disaster area to deal with the elements.Bad weather caused the Saturday and Sunday damage on the islands Crete and Samos in the Aegean Sea. Flooded Read more [...]
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Destruction of Atlantis

The Legend of Atlantis, born in ancient Greece, for more than two millennia, are interesting. Reviewed, analyzed and compared to a variety of sources - historical, ethnic, zoogeographic, astronomy, etc. The progress made in the excavation and geological survey of the seabed, given such a wealth of material that is now the problem of Atlantis, we can look different. What used to be based only on hunches and assumptions, has been a real confirmation by new evidence. Who can even imagine the cultural level of the Atlanteans and describe the nature of the geological disaster, which led to their Read more [...]
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Paddling the Wine-Dark Sea

The ruins of a 250-year-old Turkish rook drop the sea close Loutro     Exposure: Kate SiberLOUTRO "I lived in New York Metropolis for 20 eld," aforementioned Pavlos Fradelakis, a aboriginal of Crete and the handler of the Daskalogiannis Hotel. "I came backrest for a chat, and I took my reappearance fine, torus it in two, and threw it off!" he continued, fashioning a aureate splitting motility and throwing his custody in the air. We were seance at the tabularise nearest to the urine before of his hotel, sipping Mythos, Greece's nigh pop domesticated beer, and observation Read more [...]
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Paddling the Wine-Dark Sea

Nw Transition guides Sprain Sweitzer and Microphone Agostinelli breathe in Loutro's interface.     Pic: Kate SiberEuropean Meccas Bey the museums and the Brie, Europe is a raging celibate jam-packed with chance hot floater. From Chamonix, France's alpine-sports hub, to Girona, Spain's cycling-mad townsfolk, International uncovers fin hamlets with unstoppable liveliness and Old Wok Form. Positive: European Festivals."I am a philosopher," says George Stavroulakis, a 64-year-old retired Greek skipper. We are seated ended a denture of souvlakia and observation the sun set from Read more [...]
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Recommendations for tourists intending to visit Greece

Geography gosustroystvo. The Hellenic Republic is located in South-Eastern Europe on the Balkan Peninsula and numerous islands (1500). The largest island of Crete, Rhodes, Lesbos. Greece has borders with Albania, the former Yugoslavia (Republic of Macedonia), Bulgaria and Turkey. Sea - Aegean, Ionian, Cretan and Libyan. About 4/5 of the territory is occupied by high mountains, the highest mountain - Olympus (2917 m). Capital - Athens. Language. Official language - Modern Greek. Also in the course of English, German, Italian and Spanish. Religion. Almost 98% of the population of Greece Read more [...]
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Crete

Gabardine Mountains, Marathi, Akrotiri     Photograph: courtesy of Denim BienvenueTHE LARGEST of the Greek islands (at 3,200 lame miles), Crete is in many slipway the least "Greek islet" of all. Get yourself to the correct parts and it's a huge and craggy post reechoing with account and demanding hardier travelers than those who hit the clubs on the slide. Piece the exorbitant, cryptical, 11-mile-long Samaria Oesophagus?the Zion Narrows of the Med?corpse the island's pavilion hazard hook, it's the more unagitated, mountain-ringed Amari Vale, in the island's centerfield, Read more [...]
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in Greece

Photo: EMSC Sunday, 10/03/10 at 6:21 pm local time, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2. The shock was recorded in the south-east of Athens at a depth of 5.3 kilometers. Recall that in the same region in early August, an earthquake measuring 4.8  Source: Allvoices Translation: URALReport from USGS: 125 km (75 miles) E of Iraklion, Crete, Greece 215 km (135 miles) SW of Rodos, Dodecanese Islands, Greece 225 km (140 miles) E of Chania, Crete, Greece 400 km (250 miles) SE of ATHENS, GreecePhoto: USGS Read more [...]
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Crete

Photo: EMSC

October 25. The earthquake occurred on Monday morning, on the Greek island of Crete, said the global monitoring of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to the service, the epicenter of the 4.8 magnitude quake was 99 kilometers from the city of Chania, Crete, 366 km south of Athens.

Reports of property damage have been reported yet.

Source: RIA Novosti

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Flooding on the Greek island of Crete

ATHENS, Dec. 12 - RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanov. The military rescued seven people from the flood on the Greek island of Crete, the General Staff said on Sunday BBC Greece. Super Puma helicopter evacuated the Greek Air Force in a mountainous area near the town of Rethymno in Crete seven people who were trapped flow of rain water in their cars. Four of the evacuees - firefighters who perform the role of rescue workers in Greece. Firefighters were sent to the disaster area to deal with the elements. Bad weather caused the Saturday and Sunday the damage on the islands of Crete and Samos in the Aegean Read more [...]
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The Greek Islands burned thousands of hectares of forest

As a result of forest fires on the Greek islands of Crete and Evia burned thousands of hectares of forests have suffered eight houses. This was reported today in the Fire Service of Greece. On the island of Crete - the largest in Greece - on Sunday during a severe forest fire in the town was completely burned large Preveli Palm Grove area 500 hectares, reputed one of the local tourist attractions. Firefighters also fought the fire in the woods near the town of Rethymno, Crete. On the island of Euboea, the country's second-largest after Crete, fire raged on Saturday in the town of Karystos Read more [...]
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