J-D. Stanley, F. Goddio, T. F. Jorstad, G. Schnepp
Submergence of Ancient Greek Cities off Egyp’s Nile Delta
in GSA Today, v. 14 n°1; p. 4-10, 2004
"This geoarchaeological analysis illustrates the extreme consequences that occur when protection measures related to coastal sites and associated environmental conditions are overlooked. Two ancient Greek cities, Herakleion and Eastern Canopus, originally occupied low-lying delta coastal areas along the canonic channel of the Nile. Both were unprotected against flooding, earthquake, tsunami, and the consequent subsidence." ...
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