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Greek Reporter   21 July 2021   Greece  
<p>Greece and its geology are a wonder of nature, with the nation a paradise blessed with high mountains, blue seas and over six thousand islands. But it&rsquo;s all a big geological accident, the result of millions of years of violent earth movements on a ...
Greek Reporter   31 May 2021   Greece   Corinth  
<p>The Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of modern Greece which completely revolutionized its maritime activity, has remained closed to maritime traffic since January 2021.<br />The Canal suffered damage due to landslides at that ...
Volcano Discovery   23 December 2020   Greece   Nafpaktos  
<p>A magnitude 5.3 earthquake near Nafpaktos, Aitoloakarnania, West Greece, Greece, was reported only 8 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. ...
Greek City Times   04 December 2020   Greece   Fillipiada, Preveza  
<p>It has been said that in Greece you can find places that remind you of landscapes from all over the world.And that is true. Mountains and sea, forests and long plains, all create the unique landscape of Greece and its rich flora and fauna.<br />Geologists, ...
The New York Times   30 October 2020   Greece   Samos  
<p>Rescue workers scrambled into the early morning Saturday in a frantic effort to save people trapped under debris in the western Turkish city of Izmir, several hours after a major earthquake in the Aegean Sea leveled several buildings and severely damaged ...
Neos Kosmos   26 May 2020   Greece  
<p>Can you think of an area that combines geology with environment, sustainable development, culture and tourism? Well, the answer is Global Geoparks. According to UNESCO, that has developed a Network of such Geoparks, these places are &ldquo;single, unified ...
Express   21 May 2020   Greece  
<p>The epicentre of the quake, about 240 km (149 miles) south-west of Greece's Methoni region, was at a depth of 10 km, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). EMSC said. EMSC tweeted: "M6.2 #earthquake (#&sigma;&epsilon;&iota;&sigma;&mu;ό&sigmaf;) ...
Greek Reporter   11 April 2020   Greece   Crete  
<p>An earthquake of 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale shook Crete at 13:22 on Saturday, while 13 minutes later a 3.5 magnitude aftershock followed in the same area.<br />The epicenter was reported to be below the sea floor at 8 km. east of Sitia.</p>
MINING.com   03 September 2019   Greece   Skouries  
<p>Eldorado Gold (NYSE: EGO) confirmed on Tuesday that it has recieved installation permits for its Skouries project and its Olympias mine from the Greek Ministry of Energy and Environment.<br>Vancouver-based Eldorado has two operating mines and two development ...
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CBS NEWS   19 July 2019   Greece   athens  
<p>Athens, Greece &ndash; A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake ...