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Data set name

Underwater seabed surveys for tracking and mapping of ancient shipwrecks, March 2003

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
Time period14-24/03/2003
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Sea area of Thermaikos Gulf and SW of first peninsula of Chalkidiki

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation; Side-scan sonar

Instruments

Sidescan sonars

Description 
Summary

The search for the location of ancient shipwrecks at Thermaikos and Chalkidiki. The results were the location of 2 ancient shipwrecks, the relocation of 2 ancient shipwrecks with known position, 2 modern shipwrecks and a small sea area with scattered traces from 2 ancient shipwrecks. Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities (ΕUA) - Ministry of Culture.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactA. Mitrousis
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavyssos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76452
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emailvlikou@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6012023
Global identifier6049
Last revised2015-08-27