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Creta (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 22, 2020 06:37 AM History
The island of Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

35.219518451, 24.9845790052


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 60 D2 Creta Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: island

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J. Bennet, G. Reger, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Creta (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 05 August 2020]

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Sean Gillies
Sean Gillies says:
Sep 26, 2012 04:49 PM

Comment originally by Robert Consoli, Sep 20, 2012 10:45 AM:

-Koumasa on Crete (more accurately, a pre-palatial cemetery and settlement at 34.983341, 25.012929) has yielded grave goods and other objects which are in the Heraklion Museum and it is a candidate for inclusion to your project. (Google Earth, September 20, 2012. 2429 feet eye altitude)