Choirokoitia site tracked from space

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Choirokoitia site tracked from space
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The Neolithic settlement of Choirokoitia in the district of Larnaca is to be one of four sample sites that will be studied to assess the geological hazards it might be facing.

The ‘Prothego’ initiative is a project which will enable scientists to study data from radar satellites to map ground movements threatening historic places.

Choirokoitia, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and was occupied from the 7th to the 4th millennium B.C., is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the eastern Mediterranean.

Its remains and the finds from the excavations there have thrown...

Choirokoitia site tracked from space

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