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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 (HCMR/IO)
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 (HCMR/IO)
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography (HCMR/IO)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactA. Mitrousis
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography (HCMR/IO)
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 (HCMR/HNODC)
Local identifier6012023
Global identifier6049
Last revised2015-08-27