EXPLORE GEOLOGY AND NATURE OF GREECE
Nature of Greece
Behind the great Ancient Greek civilization there are the mines of silver. In particular the Lavrio silver mine was closely related with the rise and fall of the Athenian Empire (5th – 4th BC). Some of the best monuments of Athens (Parthenon, great walls of Athens, statues and most of the temples)…
Being in the front line of the African – European plate collision is a blessing and a curse. Greece is one of the few places in Europe you can actually experience the power of earth.
Greece is one of the few places in Europe you can actually see oceanic crust, not fragments but whole mountains of it! Oceanic crust is the part of Earth’s lithosphere that surfaces in the ocean basins, most of the times at depths of thousand meters.