Kryptos Limen (Aegina) 3 Aigina - Κρυπτός λιμήν

Κρυπτὸς λιμήν - Kryptos Limen, the 'secret harbor,' a small, enclosed harbor N of Aigina town, Attica
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Latitude: 37.751000
Longitude: 23.423000
Confidence: High

Greek name: Κρυπτὸς λιμήν
Place ID: 379234HKry
Time period: CHR
Region: Attica
Country: Greece
Department: Islands/Aigina
Mod: Aigina

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Modern Description: The north mole, forms the southern boundary of the ancient Military Harbour (κρυπτός λῖμήν or ‘secret harbour' – i.e. of limited access): the remains of its rectangular quays can be seen below the surface of a smooth sea. It is estimated that these could once accommodate as many as 50 triremes.
Trismegistos Geo: 77
Manto: 10192053

Info: McGilchrist's Greek Islands

(From McGilchrist’s Greek Islands, © Nigel McGilchrist 2010, excerpted with his gracious permission. Click for the books)

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