Bozcaada


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Bozcaada

(bōzjä'ä`dä) or

Tenedos

(tĕn`ədŏs), island, 15 sq mi (39 sq km), NW Turkey, in the Aegean Sea. Bozcaada produces wines, figs, and herbs. The strategically located island was a station of the Greek fleet during the Trojan War. Xerxes used it (5th cent. B.C.) as a base for the Persian fleet. The Ottoman Turks captured it in 1657.
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A fire started at the engine room of the cargo ship named "Maysora", which has been travelling from the Suez Canal to Turkey's northwestern Tekirdag province with 73,500 livestock and 73 personnel on board, while it was passing by Bozcaada island.
Authorities said the ship was currently off the shore of Bozcaada island and it would be taken to Tekirdag accompanied by a tugboat.
Destinations include the island of Bozcaada, an hour's ferry ride off the north Aegean coast, the Mediterranean hideaway of Selimiye, the family resort of Golkoy, near Bodrum, and Dalyan.
Seabird operated floatplanes from ystanbul to popular seaside vacation destinations such as Alacaty, Bozcaada, Ecanakkale, Gemlik, Ayvalyk as well as flights in between those destinations.
Use of plastic bags will be banned in Bozcaada, one of the most popular tourism centers in northwestern Turkey, as of June 5th World Environment Day.
Storm which has been affecting the Ecanakkale, caused to have some sea voyage cancellations between Bozcaada Island, GE[micro]kceada Islands and Ecanakkale.
According to the information, which was taken by the authorities that all ferry transportations between Ecanakkale- Bozcaada, Ecanakkale- GE[micro]kceada and Lapseki-Gelibolu were all cancelled due to the unfavorable weather conditions.
E[currency]irince, Alacaty, Bozcaada, Tarakly -- all had only limited housing stock as well as rigid rules to preserve their appearance.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Justice and Development Party (AK Party), known for its controversial economic policies that emphasize building developments over preservation of natural spaces, has introduced new hotel and residential development plans for Bozcaada, an island in the Aegean Sea, with experts saying the plans will cause irreversible damage to the island.
Experts suggest that the cannons may have been used against enemy ships coming from the island of Bozcaada (Tenedos) during the Battle of Ecanakkale, fought against Allied forces in World War I.
The office argued in its appeal that both GE[micro]kE*eada and another island, Bozcaada, are located in a strategic area in terms of national security.