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Kanopikos Kolpos

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A. Bernand
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 03, 2023 01:53 PM History
Kanopikos Kolpos, the modern Abu Qir Bay, is an embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located near Alexandria in Egypt between the Rosetta mouth of the Nile River and Abu Qir. The ancient cities of Canopus, Herakleion, and Menouthis are submerged beneath its waters.

31.306111, 30.164444

water, open

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 74 C2 Kanopikos Kolpos

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Abu Qir Bay

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A. Bernand, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Kanopikos Kolpos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 20 June 2024]

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