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  1. Akrotiri is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini. The settlement was destroyed in the Theran eruption about 1627 BCE and buried in volcanic ash, which preserved the remains of fine Frescoes and many objects and artworks. The settlement has been suggested as a possible inspiration for Plato's story of Atlantis. The site has been excavated since 1967.
    • also known as Acrotiri
  2. Akrotiri is a village within the Aktrotiri Sovereign Base Area, which forms part of the British Overseas Territory of Akrotiri and Dhekelia. It is the only village in the Western SBA with a significant non-military population.
  3. Akrotiri a.k.a. The Akrotiri Peninsula is a short peninsula which includes the southernmost point of the island of Cyprus. It is bounded by Episkopi Bay to the west and Akrotiri Bay to the east and has two capes to the south-west and south-east, known as Cape Zevgari and Cape Gata.

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Google previewNatural Disasters (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Akrotiri: Akrotiri is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini. The settlement was destroyed in the Theran eruption about 1627 BC and buried in volcanic ash, which preserved the remains of fine Frescoes and ...

Google previewMobile Book Athens (2015)

by Renzhi Notes

Santorini caldera Akrotiri is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the Greek. A caldera is a cauldron-like volcanic feature usually formed by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption. View of the Santorini caldera, taken from Oia.

Google previewThe Southern Flank in Crisis, 1973-1976 (2012)

Series III, Volume V: Documents on British Policy Overseas by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon

RAF Akrotiri is a secure and important staging post on the military route to the Middle and Far East. (h) Training. There are valuable training facilities and rights in Cyprus for all three Services. (7) Support fior the UN. The provision of UK force ...

Google previewThe Unofficial Guide to the Disney Cruise Line (2014)

by Len Testa, Erin Foster, Laurel Stewart

Akrotiri is a partially excavated city that was encased in lava during a volcanic eruption in 1450 bc. Several local wineries give tours and tastings. WHAT TO EAT The food in Santorini comes primarily from the agriculture on the island. Typical ...

Google previewKedgeree and Rhubarb Crumble (2001)

Recipes from a Cosmopolitan Childhood by Jehan S. Rajab

Akrotiri is a low- lying, parched and marshy part of Cyprus with orange groves that soften a landscape of otherwise only salt-white, beige and faded blue colours. The groves disappear towards a salt lake, around the edges of which flamingos ...

Google previewThe Dawn of Genius (2014)

The Minoan Super-Civilization and the Truth about Atlantis by Alan Butler

Akrotiri is a true time capsule, like the ...

Google previewBlack Gold (2016)

A Max Storm novel by M.W. Fletcher

RAF Akrotiri is a large Royal Air Force station, on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. It is located in the Western Sovereign Base Area, one of two areas, which comprise Akrotiri and Dhekelia. A British Overseas Territory, administered as ...

Google previewRetribution - An Eye for an Eye (2016)

A Max Storm novel by M.W. Fletcher

RAF Akrotiri is a large Royal Air Force station, on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. It is located in the Western Sovereign Base Area, one of two areas, which comprise Akrotiri and Dhekelia. A British Overseas Territory, administered as a ...

Google previewDocuments on British Policy Overseas (1984)

by Rohan d'Olier Butler, M. E. Pelly

RAF Akrotiri is a secure and important staging post on the military route to the Middle and Far East. (h) Training. There are valuable training facilities and rights in Cyprus for all three Services. (7) Support fior the UN. The provision of UK force ...

Google previewCatastrophobia (2001)

The Truth Behind Earth Changes by Barbara Hand Clow

Akrotiri is a time capsule of the seafaring Mediterranean world that was derived from the Holocene global maritime civilization. Furthermore, during the Fifth and Sixth Dynasties in Egypt, Minoan culture was at its peak. Pyramids were built in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Cyprus (2009)

by Farid Mirbagheri

AKROTIRI BAY. Akrotiri Bay is situated to the east of the Akrotiri Peninsula on the southern coast of Cyprus and is home to the city of Limassol.

Google previewTelegraphic Dictionary of the United States Navy (1868)

Prepared by Authority of the Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, by Thornton Alexander Jenkins

Akrotiri Cape, Greek Archipelago. Akyab, Bengal. Alacranes, Gulf of Mexico. Aland Isles, Russia. Alamaquan Island, Mariana Islands. Alang Point, Clove Island. Alargate Reef, Mosquito Coast. Alaya, Asiatic Turkey.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1903)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Akrotiri (Bay), Cyprus......... Akrotiri (Cape), Greece......... Akrotiri (Peninsula), Crete ... Aksai, Russia ........................ Akserai, Turkey in Asia ...... Aksha, Siberia ............... ...... Akshar (region), Sahara......... Akshausht, Sahara .................. Akshehr ...

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