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  Flora and fauna of the Aegean Sea. Animals living in the Aegean Sea.
Aegean Sea is a relatively small sea, adjacent to the Mediterranean.
In the Aegean shore waters, it is full of the common rainbow wrasse (Coris julis).
Kelp is rare in the relatively warmer waters of the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas.
greece.cruise-charter.net /aegean-sea/flora-fauna.aspx   (2793 words)

  
 Aegean Sea, Turkey-Adiyamanli.org
The Aegean has an intricate configuration and could well be considered as a bay within the eastern Mediterranean basin, to which it is connected by the straits to the west and east of Crete.
Water temperatures in the Aegean are influenced by the cold-water masses of low temperature that flow in from the Black Sea to the northeast.
Generally, marine life in the Aegean Sea is very similar to that of the northern area of the western basin of the Mediterranean.
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  Aegean sea
The Aegean has an intricate configuration and could well be considered as a bay within the eastern Mediterranean basin, to which it is connected by the straits to the west and east of Crete.
Water temperatures in the Aegean are influenced by the cold-water masses of low temperature that flow in from the Black Sea to the northeast.
Generally, marine life in the Aegean Sea is very similar to that of the northern area of the western basin of the Mediterranean.
www.mondial-tour.com /aegean_sea.htm   (890 words)

  
  Aegean Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Aegean Sea is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, located between the Greek peninsula and Anatolia.
The Aegean Sea was later inhabited by Persians, Romans, the Byzantine Empire, the Venetians, the Seljuk Turks, and the Ottoman Empire.
One chain extends across the sea to Chios, another extends across Euboea to Samos, and a third extends across the Peloponnese and Crete to Rhodes, dividing the Aegean from the Mediterranean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aegean_Sea   (428 words)

  
 Aegean - All About Turkey
Turkey's Aegean shores are among the loveliest landscapes in the country.
The magnificent coastline, lapped by the clear water of the Aegean Sea, abounds in vast and pristine beaches surrounded by olive groves, rocky crags and pine woods.
Aegean region has perpendicular mountains to its shores and many valleys between them, thus permitting the sea climate reach inner parts of the region, although some of the provinces inland show also characteristics of Continental climate.
www.allaboutturkey.com /aegean.htm   (487 words)

  
 Sailing the Aeagan See. Sailing in Greece
The Aegean Sea is a wonderful and rather small sea, cuddled in the arm of the Mediterranean see, between the Greek peninsula and Anatolia (the so-called Asia Minor, the shores are now part of Turkey).
Later the sea was inhabited by Persians, Romans, Byzantians, Venetians, the Seljuk Turks, and the Ottoman Empire.
The concept of "archipelago" came from the ancient name of the Aegean Sea, which was precisely this: "Archipelago", later it became common name for all places where there are big groups of islands.
greece.cruise-charter.net /aegean-sea.aspx   (331 words)

  
 Aegean Sea information - Search.com
The Aegean Sea is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, located between the Greek peninsula and Anatolia.
It was said to have been named after the town of Aegae, or Aegea, a queen of the Amazons who died in the sea, or Aegeus, the father of Theseus, who drowned himself in the sea when he thought his son had died.
The Aegean islands can be simply divided into seven groups: the Thracian Sea group, the East Aegean group, the Northern Sporades, the Cyclades, the Saronic Islands (or Argo-Saronic Islands), the Dodecanese and Crete.
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 AEGEAN SEA - LoveToKnow Article on AEGEAN SEA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Various derivations are given by the ancient grammariansone from the town of Aegae; another from Aegea, a queen of the Amazons who perished in this sea; and a third from Aegeus, the father of Theseus, who, supposing his son dead, drowned himself in it.
Many of the Aegean islands, or chains of islands, are actually prolongations of promontories of the mainland.
The profusion of islands and their usually bold elevation give beauty and picturesqueness to the sea, but its navigation is difficult and dangerous, notwithstanding the large number of safe and commodious gulfs and bays.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AE/AEGEAN_SEA.htm   (436 words)

  
 Aegean Sea on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Aegean Sea's greatest depths (more than 11,600 ft/3,540 m) are found E of Crete.
The Dardanelles strait connects the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea.
The name Aegean has been variously derived from Aegae, a city of Évvoia; from Aegeus, father of Theseus, who drowned himself in the sea believing his son had been slain by the Minotaur; and from Aegea, an Amazon queen who drowned in it.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/A/AegeanS1e.asp   (368 words)

  
 Aegean Sea: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is connected to the Marmara Sea (Marmara Sea: the sea of marmara (turkish: marmara denizi, modern greek:...
Aegean civilization (Aegean civilization: The prehistoric civilization on the islands in the Aegean sea and the surrounding countries)
Aegean crisis (Aegean crisis: in the contemporary (as of 2004) diplomatic and geopoliticsgeopolitical contest, the aegean...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/aegean_sea   (465 words)

  
 Aegean Sea - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Aegean Sea
Branch of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey, extending as far south as Crete;; the Dardanelles connect it with the Sea of Marmara, in turn linked with the Black Sea via the Bosporus.
The numerous islands in the Aegean Sea include Crete, the Cyclades, the Sporades, and the Dodecanese.
The Aegean Sea is named after the legendary Aegeus, who drowned himself in the belief that Theseus, his son, had been killed.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Aegean+Sea   (244 words)

  
 Aegean Sea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Aegean Sea’s greatest depths (more than 11,600 ft/3,540 m) are found E of Crete.
The Dardanelles strait connects the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea.
The name Aegean has been variously derived from Aegae, a city of Évvoia; from Aegeus, father of Theseus, who drowned himself in the sea believing his son had been slain by the Minotaur; and from Aegea, an Amazon queen who drowned in it.
www.bartleby.com /65/ae/AegeanSe.html   (238 words)

  
 Cheap holidays to Turkey - Packyourbags.com
Holidays in Turkey are a great mix of sun, sea, sand, lakes and mountains, which makes it one of the premier and popular destinations for european travellers.
A picturesque view greets all, for in the distance the mountains come down to meet the sea and the waters shimmer in the midday sun.
The Aegean and Mediterranean Sea is perfect for all qualified divers From the Novice to the Cousteau!
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 Turkish Odyssey/Places of Interest/Aegean Region
The Aegean Sea extends from the Mediterranean northward between Greece and Turkey.
The coast of the Aegean is mountainous and only in Macedonia and Thrace in the north are there extensive coastal plains.
The narrow waterway known as the Dardanelles enters the Aegean from the northeast and carries the discharge from the Black Sea.
www.turkishodyssey.com /places/aegean/aegean.htm   (304 words)

  
 Aegean Sea Islands
Aegeus who was waiting at Cape Sounion, continuously watching the sea saw the ship return from Crete, hoisted with fl sails and was so much seized by despair that he fell into the sea and drowned.
The Greek peninsula, Europe's southeastern boundary, with an approximate area of 132,000 sq.km, consists of the mainland (Attica, Peloponese, Sterea Hellas, Thessalia, Epirus, Macedonia and Thrace) and the islands of the Ionian and the Aegean Sea.
The islands of the Aegean, some isolated like Crete in the Southern Aegean or, Euboiain North Aegean Sea, and others formed in groups like Sporades, Cyclades, Northeast Aegean islands and the Dodecanese group, enjoy a mild climate with subtropically warm summers, cooled by a system of seasonal (July-August) breezes called "meltemia".
www.goldenstarcruises.com /islands/aegeansea.htm   (418 words)

  
 Northeast Aegean Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Aegean Sea (Greek--Aigaion Pelagos) is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Asia Minor.
It is connected with the Sea of Marmara in the northeast by the Strait of the Dardanelles.
The Aegean Sea is irregular in outline with numerous gulfs, and is studded with islands, including the Sporades, Cyclades, and Dodecanisa.
alexandros.com /Greece/aegean.html   (898 words)

  
 Aegean sea, introduced by Almi Yachts
It was said to have been named after the town of Aegae in Evia; Aegea, a queen of the Amazons who died in the sea; and Aegeus, the father of the hero Theseus, who drowned himself in the sea when he thought his son had died.
The sea was the birthplace of two ancient civilizations - the Minoans of Crete, and Mycenaean Civilization of the Peloponnese.
The Aegean Sea was later occupied by Romans, the Byzantine Empire, the Venetians, the Seljuk Turks, and the Ottoman Empire.
www.almiyachts.com /greek_islands/aegean_sea/aegean_sea.html   (541 words)

  
 Aegean Sea View Villa
Aegean Sea View Villa is a spacious 3 bedroom villa, situated in the picturesque fishing village of Ciftlikkoy.
Aegean Sea View Villa is the ideal choice for those looking to relax and get away from it all, offering the comforts of home and something for everyone, of all ages.
Being so close to the sea the villa benefits from the cooling Imbat breeze which blows off the Aegean Sea, which means fans are sufficient to keep cool even during the hottest months of July and August.
www.villasinturkey.co.uk /aegeanvilla.htm   (1527 words)

  
 Daily Bible Study - The Aegean Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Aegean Sea region was the home of two of the world's earliest civilizations - the Minoan Civilization of Crete, and the great intellectual and military empire of Greece (see Ancient Empires - Greece).
The Aegean Sea is located between the Greek peninsula on the west, and Turkey to the east.
It is connected to the Black Sea to the north through the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmara and the Bosporus.
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/aegean.htm   (226 words)

  
 Northeastern Aegean Sea budget
The NE Aegean Sea is a region where the highly saline waters of Levantine and south-central Aegean origin are diluted by the inflow of less saline Black Sea waters and river runoff from the Greek and Turkish mainland.
Souvermezoglou and Krasakopoulou 1999), it is interesting to estimate the importance of the advective import of nutrients through the Dardanelles in relation to inputs from the atmosphere and rivers and possible internal sources and sinks.
The equations describing the steady state water and salt balance for the two upper layers of the NE Aegean were then constructed and solved in order to estimate the unknown water flows.
data.ecology.su.se /MNODE/Europe/Med_Aegean_BlackSea/Greece/N_Aegean/N_Aegeanbud.htm   (2025 words)

  
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Some are isolated in the south like Crete with its mysterious history trough the centuries.Others, in groups like the islands of the north-east Aegean, the Sporades, the Cyclades and the Dodecanese.
Fish, sea urchins, octopus and cuttlefish cooked on charcoal and fried squid to be tasted at seaside tavernas.
Every saint's feastday is celebrated with gusto at dozens of villages throughout the island; all Crete throbbing to the sound of the Cretan lyre and the rhythm of the local dances, the pentozali and the sousta.
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 Aegean hotel aigaio aegean hotels Skopelos island Greece Aegean sea
"Aegean" hotel is builded in a traditional way, among the pine trees, combining the beauty of the mountain and the sea, as it is situated exactly across the enchanting main village of Skopelos with a wonderful view of it and of the sea.
Following the seaside road of Skopelos, in 1.300 m from the port and 350 m from the sea we reach the hotel "Aegean".
Our rooms are placed in the front side of the hotel, having comfortable balconies from which you can enjoy a fantastic view both of the island and sea.
www.skopelosweb.gr /aegean   (331 words)

  
 Aegean Sea hotels directory introduced by Almi Yachts
The Aegean Sea (Greek: Aigaion Pelagos) is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, located between the Greek peninsula and Anatolia (Asia Minor, now part of Turkey).
If you are looking for a hotel in any island of the Aegean Sea, I will try to assist you in your search and choice, in order to find your desired accommodation -hotel rooms and rates.
If you find and book your hotel in the Aegean Sea through our pages, no responsibility can be accepted by us - as we make no profit from the transaction, the introduction being given in good faith.
www.almiyachts.com /hotel_reservation/aegean/aegean_sea_hotels.html   (350 words)

  
 Santorini and the legend of Atlantis
Looking towards the sea, but in the centre of the whole island, there was a plain which is said to have been the fairest of all plains and very fertile.
And when the rest fell off from her, being compelled to stand alone, after having undergone the very extremity of danger, she defeated and triumphed over the invaders, and preserved from slavery those who were not yet subjugated, and generously liberated all the rest of us who dwell within the pillars.
It is enough to translate mud with the enormous masses of pumice and ash from the eruption that floated on the sea.
www.decadevolcano.net /santorini/atlantis.htm   (3224 words)

  
 Aegean Sea - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mediterranean Sea, which connected Greeks with each other and with the rest of the world, encompasses the Aegean Sea, an arm that extends between...
Roughly rectangular in shape, Turkey occupies an area slightly larger than the state of Texas.
Turkey borders the Aegean Sea and Greece on the west;...
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 Aegean Sea found Swiftly
There are numerous islands of the Aegean sea in fact more than a thousand of them...
the islands of the north-east Aegean, the Sporades, the Cyclades and the Dodecanese...
The numerous islands in the Aegean Sea include Crete, the Cyclades, the...
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