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The Ionian Sea (Ιόνιο Πέλαγος,, Mar Ionio,, Deti Jon) is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Adriatic Sea. [1]

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Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.

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Aeschylus (or; Αἰσχύλος Aiskhulos;; c. 525/524 – c. 456/455 BC) was an ancient Greek tragedian.

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Albania (or sometimes,; Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia, Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially known as the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.

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Ambracian Gulf

The Ambracian Gulf, also known as the Gulf of Arta or the Gulf of Actium, and in some official documents as the Amvrakikos Gulf (Αμβρακικός κόλπος), is a gulf of the Ionian Sea in northwestern Greece.

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Ancient Greek

Ancient Greek includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.

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Ancona (from) is a city and a seaport in the Marche region, in central Italy, with a population of 102,997 (2010).

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Argostoli (Αργοστόλι, Katharevousa: Αργοστόλιον) is a town and a former municipality on the island of Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece.

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Astakos (Αστακός, meaning "lobster") is a town and a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece.

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Brindisi (in the local dialect: Brìnnisi; Brundisium) is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, off the coast of the Adriatic Sea.

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Buthrotum (Butrint; Buthrōtum; from Βουθρωτόν, Bouthrōtón) was an ancient Greek and later Roman city in Epirus.

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Calabria (Calàbbria in Calabrian, Calavría in Calabrian Greek, Καλαβρία in Greek, Kalavrì in Arbëresh), known in antiquity as Bruttium or formerly as Italia, is a region in southern Italy, forming the "toe" of the Italian Peninsula.

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Calypso Deep

Calypso Deep, located in the Ionian Sea south-west of Pylos, Greece, is the deepest part of the Mediterranean Sea, with a maximum depth of, at.

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Cape Matapan

Cape Matapan (Κάβο Ματαπάς, or Ματαπά in the Maniot dialect), also named as Cape Tainaron (Ακρωτήριον Ταίναρον), or Cape Tenaro, is situated at the end of the Mani, Greece.

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Capo Passero

Capo Passero or Cape Passaro (Greek: Πάχυνος; Latin: Pachynus or Pachynum) is a celebrated promontory of Sicily, forming the extreme southeastern point of the whole island, and one of the three promontories which were supposed to have given to it the name of "Trinacria." (Ovid, Fast. iv. 479, Met. xiii. 725; Dionys. Per. 467-72; Scyl. p. 4. § 13; Pol. i. 42; Strabo vi. pp. 265, 272, &c.; Plin. iii. 8. s. 14; Ptol. iii. 4. § 8; Mela, ii. 7. § 15.).

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Catania (Κατάνη,; Catana,, and Catina) is an Italian city on the east coast of Sicily facing the Ionian Sea, between Messina and Syracuse.

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Cephalonia or Kefalonia (Κεφαλονιά or Κεφαλλονιά), formerly also known as Kefallinia or Kephallenia (Κεφαλληνία), is the largest of the Ionian Islands in western Greece.

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Corfu (Κέρκυρα, Kérkyra; Κέρκυρα or Κόρκυρα; Corcyra; Corfù) is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea.

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An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the perceptible shaking of the surface of the Earth, which can be violent enough to destroy major buildings and kill thousands of people.

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An epithet (from ἐπίθετον epitheton, neut. of ἐπίθετος epithetos, "attributed, added") is a byname, or a descriptive term (word or phrase), accompanying or occurring in place of a name and having entered common usage.

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An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named, or believed to be named.

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A ferry (or ferryboat) is a boat or ship (a merchant vessel) used to carry (or ferry) primarily passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) and known since ancient times as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a country located in southeastern Europe.

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Gulf of Catania

The Gulf of Catania (Golfo di Catania) is an inlet of the Ionian Sea on the eastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily.

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Gulf of Corinth

The Gulf of Corinth or the Corinthian Gulf (Κορινθιακός Kόλπος, Korinthiakόs Kόlpos, in Greek) is a deep inlet of the Ionian Sea separating the Peloponnese from western mainland Greece.

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Gulf of Kyparissia

The Gulf of Kyparissia (Κυπαρισσιακός Κόλπος, Kyparissiakos Kolpos) is a long, curving indentation along the western coast of the Peloponnese peninsula, Greece.

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Gulf of Patras

The Gulf of Patras (Πατραϊκός Κόλπος / Patraikós Kólpos) is a branch of the Ionian Sea.

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Gulf of Squillace

The Gulf of Squillace (Golfo di Squillace; Latin: Scylleticus Sinus or Scyllaceus Sinus; Greek: Σκυλλητικὸς κόλπος) is a body of water, an inlet of the Ionian Sea along the Calabrian coast of Italy.

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Gulf of Taranto

The Gulf of Taranto (Italian: Golfo di Taranto, Latin: Sinus Tarentinus) is a gulf of the Ionian Sea, in Southern Italy.

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Heracles (Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklēs, from Hēra, "Hera", and kleos, "glory"), born Alcaeus (Ἀλκαῖος, Alkaios) or Alcides (Ἀλκείδης, Alkeidēs), was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, foster son of Amphitryon.

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Himarë (from Χειμάρρα, Himarra, Himara) is a bilingual region and municipality along the Albanian Riviera in southern Albania and part of the Vlorë County.

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Igoumenitsa (Ηγουμενίτσα), is a coastal city in northwestern Greece.

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International Hydrographic Organization

The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) is the inter-governmental organisation representing hydrography.

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Io (mythology)

Io (Ἰώ) was, in Greek mythology, a priestess of the Goddess Hera in Argos.

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Ionian Islands

The Ionian Islands (Modern Greek: Ιόνια νησιά, Ionia nisia; Ancient Greek, Katharevousa: Ἰόνιοι Νῆσοι, Ionioi Nēsoi; Isole Ionie) are a group of islands in Greece.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Ithaca or Ithaka (Greek: Ιθάκη, Ithakē) is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.

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Kalamata (Καλαμάτα Kalamáta, formerly Καλάμαι Kalámai) is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region.

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Kyparissia (Κυπαρισσία) is a town and a former municipality in northwestern Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece.

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Laconian Gulf

The Laconian Gulf (Λακωνικός Κόλπος, Lakonikos Kolpos), is a gulf in the south-eastern Peloponnese, in Greece.

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Lefkada, or Leucas or Leucadia or Lefkas or Leukas (Λευκάδα; Ancient Greek and Katharevousa: Λευκάς), is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece, connected to the mainland by a long causeway and floating bridge.

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List of islands of Greece

Greece has an extremely large number of islands, with estimates ranging from somewhere around 1,200 to 6,000, depending on the minimum size to take into account.

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Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant.

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Messenian Gulf

The Messenian Gulf (Messiniakós Kólpos) is a sea that is part of the Ionian Sea.

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Messina (Sicilian: Missina; Messana, Μεσσήνα) is the capital of the Italian province of Messina.

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Methoni, Messenia

Methoni (Μεθώνη, Modone) is a village and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece.

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Parga (Πάργα) is a town and municipality located in the northwestern part of the regional unit of Preveza in Epirus, northwestern Greece.

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Patras (Πάτρα,, Classical Greek and Katharevousa: Πάτραι (pl.),, Patrae (pl.)) is Greece's third largest urban area and the regional capital of Western Greece, in northern Peloponnese, west of Athens.

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Piraeus (Πειραιάς Pireás, Πειραιεύς, Peiraieús) is a port city in the region of Attica, Greece.

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Preveza (Πρέβεζα) is a town in the region of Epirus, northwestern Greece, located at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf.

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Pylos (Πύλος), historically also known under its Italian name Navarino, is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece.

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Salento (Salentu in Salentino dialect) is a Geographic region of Southern Italy.

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Santa Maria di Leuca

Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca (from Leukos, "white"), is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy.

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Saranda or Sarandë (Άγιοι Σαράντα, Agioi Saranda) is a town and municipality in Vlorë County, southern Albania.

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A sea is a large body of salt water that is surrounded in whole or in part by land.

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Sicily (Sicilia, Old Norse: Sikiley) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea; along with surrounding minor islands, it constitutes an autonomous region of Italy officially referred to as Regione Sicilia.

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Springer Science+Business Media

Springer Science+Business Media or Springer is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, technical and medical (STM) publishing.

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Strait of Messina

The Strait of Messina (Stretto di Messina in Italian language, Strittu di Missina in Sicilian) is the narrow passage between the eastern tip of Sicily (Punta del Faro) and the western tip of Calabria (Punta Pezzo) in the south of Italy.

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Syracuse, Sicily

Syracuse (Siracusa,; Sarausa; Syrācūsae; Συράκουσαι, Syrakousai; medieval Συρακοῦσαι) is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse.

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Taormina (Sicilian: Taurmina, Ταυρομένιον Tauromenion, Latin: Tauromenium, طبرمين Ṭabarmīn) is a comune and small town on the east coast of the island of Sicily, Italy, in the Province of Messina, about midway between Messina and Catania, located 206 meters above the sea level on a hillside of monte Tauro, one of the last peaks of the mounts Peloritani.

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For other uses, see Tarentum (disambiguation). Taranto (early Italian: Tarento from Tarentum; Ancient Greek: Τάρᾱς Tarās; Modern Greek: Τάραντας Tarantas; Tarantino "Tarde") is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy.

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Zakynthos (Ζάκυνθος) or Zante (from Venetian) is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea.

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