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Delphi Apollo's sacred precinct in Delphi was a panhellenic sanctuary, where every four years, starting in 586 BC [5] athletes from all over the Greek world competed in the Pythian Games, one of the four panhellenic (or stephanitic) games, precursors of the Modern Olympics. The victors at Delphi were presented with a laurel crown (stephanos) which was ceremonially cut from a tree by a boy who re-enacted the slaying of the Python.[5] Delphi was set apart from the other games sites because it hosted the mousikos agon, musical competitions.[3] These Pythian Games rank second among the four stephanitic games chronologically and based on importance.[5] These games, though, were different from the games at Olympia in that they were not of such vast importance to the city of Delphi as the games at Olympia were to the area surrounding Olympia. In the inner hestia ("hearth") of the Temple of Apollo, an eternal flame burned. Delphi among the main Greek sanctuaries. Location[edit] Oracle[edit]

Palin's Travels: Michael Palin's travel website Svartsengi Blaue Lagune mit Sýlingafell im Hintergrund und Þorbjörn rechts Das Vulkansystem Svartsengi liegt in Island. Es befindet sich im Südwesten des Landes auf der Halbinsel Reykjanes nördlich des Fischerortes Grindavík. Vulkansystem Svartsengi[Bearbeiten] Das Vulkansystem liegt zwischen den Bergen Þorbjörn und Sýlingafell, auch Svartsengisfell genannt. Ein Hochtemperaturgebiet befindet sich am Fuße des Sýlingafell, weitere Quellen am Hang des Þorbjörn. Geothermalkraftwerk Svartsengi[Bearbeiten] Man nutzt die Energie dieses Vulkans seit 1978 im Svartsengi-Kraftwerk. Bláa Lónið[Bearbeiten] Der Überlauf dieses Kraftwerkes im Lavafeld wurde zunächst von Einheimischen als Bad genutzt. Siehe auch[Bearbeiten] Vulkane in Island Weblinks[Bearbeiten] [1] im Global Volcanism Program der Smithsonian Institution (englisch) Einzelnachweise[Bearbeiten] Hochspringen ↑ vgl. z.B.

Circumnavigating the Peloponnese - a Cruising Guide on the World Cruising and Sailing Wiki From CruisersWiki Introduction The circumnavigation of the Peloponnese can be a challenge to the cruiser because of the many different weather conditions and the length of the cruise. On the other hand it can be very rewarding because of the variety of its ports and anchorages and the opportunities for sightseeing this part of Greece steeped in history. The Peloponnese or Pelopónnisos (Πελοπόννησος) is one of the largest geometrical features of mainland Greece. The history of Pelopónnisos starts from the Paleolithic times but it was during the Bronze Age when a brilliant civilization the Mycenaean civilization was centered there. In classical times the Peloponnese was dominated by Sparta on the south, and Corinth on the north east, but also it was the home to the Pan Hellenic (including all the Greek city-states) Olympic games in Olympia on the north west. in 146 BC the Romans conquered Greece and the Peloponnese became the roman province of Achaea. Climate & Weather Information Radio Nets HS Orka The location of the plant draws its name from a former resting place of horseback riders, which is all of the area east of the Grindavík road across the plant. The plant itself is on lava which erupted back in 1226 and it is called Illahraun. South of the powerplant is Þorbjarnarfell and east of it is Svartengisfell and Selháls between it and north of it is Baðsvellir, which is south from the plant. A drilling search for steam in Svartengis area began in in the middle of November 1971, when a 700 meter hole was scheduled to be drilled. Today, the total production capability of the energy plant in Svartsengi is 75 MW in electrical energy and about 150 MW in thermal energy. Hot water used at Reykjanes peninsula is orginal fresh water. The Svartengi plant has been build in phases.

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Geotermisk energi på Island Geotermisk brønn utenfor Reykjavik Geotermisk energi på Island står for om lag av 5,8 % av verdens produksjon av elektrisk energi fra geotermiske kilder.[1] På grunn av den store vulkanske aktiviteten på Island utnyttes geotermisk energi i stor grad til elektrisitetsproduksjon og fjernvarme. Seks geotermiske kraftverk sto i 2006 for 26,5% av landets produksjon av elektrisitet, resten kom fra vannkraft (73,4%) og fossilt brensel (0,1%). I tillegg dekkes 45 % av oppvarmingsbehovet i landets bygninger av geotermisk varme.[2] I 2012 var total installert effekt 665,0 MW elektrisk kraft[1] og Island er det land i verden med størst andel av sin elektrisitetsproduksjon fra geotermisk energi.[2] Forbruk av primær geotermisk energi i 2004 var 79,7 Petajoule (PJ), eller 53,4 % av landets totale forbruk av primærenergi. Liste over geotermiske kraftverk på Island[rediger | rediger kilde] Referanser[rediger | rediger kilde] Eksterne lenker[rediger | rediger kilde] Orkustofnun

Erlebnis Tours Maroc - Zagora Things to See & Do At first sight, Zagora is a dusty, single street town. However, its location and festivals save it from being just another dust-filled desert town. In many ways Zagora is the end of the line. Surrounding the town are the endless palm groves of the Draa Valley, framed by the Jebel Rhart and the peaks of the Jebel Sarhro to the North and the Jebel Bani to the south. Zagora has some excellent places for trekking and camels can be hired on almost every corner. Not to be Missed During the Mouloud in April, Zagora hosts the annual religious festival (moussem) of the Sufi Saint Moulay Abdelkader Jilali, which is of great importance to the entire Draa Valley. About 20 km south of Zagora you will come across Tamegroute, a settlement that originally developed as a Koranic centre of learning. Just south of Tamegroute are the beautiful golden sand dunes of Tinfou, whose colour changes along with the light. Enquiries & Booking

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