Laurium

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Laurium,

Greece: see LávrionLávrion
or Laurium
, town (1991 pop. 8,846), E central Greece, in Attica; a port on the Aegean Sea. It is a mining, smelting, and shipping center for lead, manganese, and cadmium ores. Silver was mined there from the 6th to the 2d cent. B.C.
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Kea is the closest Cycladic island to Athens and is easily accessible by ferry, speed boat or yacht from Lavrio Harbour.
Or hop on an hour ferry ride from Lavrio, one of Athens' three ports, to the nearest Cycladic island of Kea, a favourite Athenian getaway.
Waves crash on rocks near the port town of Lavrio about 75 kilometers (48miles) south of Athens, on Thursday, Sept.
"The same will apply to the rest of Greece," Tsipras told an audience in Lavrio, east of Athens close to where the devastation at the seaside town of Mati unfolded over a couple of hours.
Kea is the closest Cycladic island to Athens and is accessible by ferry or speed boat from Lavrio Harbour.
If this scenario will be revealed correct, then it is possible to hypothesis a future sprawl process that will originate from the future urban centre of Messoghia and proceed towards the extreme South of the region (Keratea and Lavrio).
For this achievement, CHIMAR HELLAS S.A, has been cooperated with the pioneering nanotechnology company NanoPhos S.A., located in Lavrio, Greece.
Here in Lavrio camp, many Syrian refugee families have also been forced to separate.
"We were hoping to sail round the Dodecanese islands and then back to Lavrio, where she is normally moored.
There is a historical paradox in the geographical closeness of Thermopylae to the prison island of Makronesos (off the coast of Lavrio), where the Greek right-wing and American-backed government kept leftist combatants and civilians detained through the late 1940s.
During the six month voyage, the ship took part in major international marine festivals and races of tall ships and was crowned with a number of prizes including three prizes represented in obtaining the International Friendship Cup 2010 in Hartlepool in the United Kingdom (UK), the International Friendship Cup of Historical Seas for the Tall Ships Regatta in Lavrio in the Republic of Greece and the International Friendship Cup in the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta in Amsterdam in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.