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Pikermi excavation: When monkey, giraffes, rhinos and hyenas lived near Athens

It was in 1835, a few years after the founding of the Greek state, when a Bavarian soldier of King Otto’s army walks along the banks of the Great Stream of ​​Pikermi, known today as Valanaris. While searching for something that he could take back to his homeland, he finds …

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Earthquake 4.4R rattles Athens

An earthquake with magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale shook the broader Attica region. The tremor occurred at o4:56 in the morning and lasted 2 to 3 seconds. According to Geodynamic Institute of Athens Observatory, the epicenter was 4 km SE of Pikermi and 22 km East of Athens. It …

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