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GRAMMOS (GRM), Mountain chain, MAKEDONIA WEST

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GRAMMOS Mountain chain MAKEDONIA WEST

Overview

  The mountains of Grammos with the springs of the river Aliakmonas, constitutes an interesting destination for the visitor of Kastoria. The area o Grammos constitutes one of the most productive virgin forest complexes in Greece. The population of the area is sparse and the main activities are forestry, hunting and cattle-breeding. The area, with its excellent geomorphology and the rare flora and fauna, is an ideal place for walking and sightseeing.
  In the mountains of Grammos has its sources the river Aliakmon, the longest river in Greece (297km). Form the sources of the river and alongside the riverbed there is a unique hydrobiotope. The visitor may walk in an area, rich in water sources surrounded by dense forests, and admire the exquisite beauty of the ecosystem of flora and fauna.
This text (extract) is cited June 2003 from the Prefecture of Kastoria tourist pamphlet.

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Geographical Data

Type of location: Wetland, Historic place
Altitude: 2520 meters
Longitude: 20o 47' 49.82" E
Latitude: 40o 22' 01.23" N

Comprises:
North (N) part of: VORIA PINDOS, Mountain chain, PINDOS , GREECE

Located at/in/on:
West (W) edge of: KASTORIA, Prefecture, GREECE
Northeast (NE) edge of: IOANNINA, Prefecture, EPIRUS , GREECE

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