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This summer, I visited the beautiful island of Kythera. Located in South Greece, on the joint of three seas, it is a very calm place that combines wild nature, delicious traditional food and history. The lore says that Zeus castrated his father, Kronos. His testicles fell in the sea at the shores of the island and from there Aphrodite (Venus) was born. Goddess of love and fertility, she is also connected with sea due to the way of her birth. This is the point where mythology, history and lore meet. Since the ancient people discovered pectinidae, they built a temple dedicated to Aph
Hello everyone. I was collecting in an abandoned sand quarry in the Greek island of Kythera. The formation is Tortonian - Zanglean made of various hardness/density sandstone. The upper layer looks like river deposits as it has more round pebbles and its thickness is less than a metre. The main formation exceeds 8m. North of this place (800m) and south of it (1000-1200m) there are confirmed Miocene deposits, terrestrial and river origin. I am clueless with this. 2€ coin = 1inch I thought of mammal tooth but I have no idea of such things. My other