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Alkyonides Rocks


Alkyonides Rocks
Photo Information
Copyright: Stella Leivadi (stelli) (87)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-09
Categories: Seascape
Camera: Kodak EasyShare Z740
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Landscapes [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-07-16 13:22
Viewed: 4654
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Alkyonides are also small rocky islands in the Corinthian Gulf very close to the coast of Attica, Peloponnese and Central Greece, taking their name from the mythological figures.

On February 24 1981, a powerful, magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Athens, killing 16 people, injuring thousands and destroying several buildings, mostly in Corinth and the nearby towns of Loutraki, Kiato and Xylokastro. The epicentre of the earthquake was on these rocks.


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Helo Stella! Very nice landscape! Cheers!

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