Lávrion

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Lávrion

(läv`rēŏn) or

Laurium

(lôr`ēəm), 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. and was one of the chief sources of Athenian revenue in the 5th cent. B.C. The present town of Lávrion, formerly called Ergasteria, was founded in the 19th cent., when mining was resumed in the area.
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The service refers to the reconstruction of strategic spare parts required to support the operation of General Electric gas turbine construction, type Frame 9E, the Unit IV of SES Keratea - Lavrion.
As was the whole trip, which allowed us to immerse ourselves in the dramatic wonder of ancient ruins, the proud commentary of knowledgeable guides, the glorious scenery, calm seas (on the whole), heaps of scrumptious grub, a full programme of on-board entertainment and a wonderful climate as we set sail from the port of Lavrion in Athens for an advenised ture which took in five Greek islands and the Turkish city of Kusadasi.
Greece started to expel terrorists at the Lavrion refugee camp after pressure from the US because of the bombing at the US Embassy in Ankara in January.
ANKARA, Nov 2, 2010 (TUR) -- Greece is getting ready to shut down the Lavrion refugee camp which has been a safe haven for PKK terrorists for years.
Communication Minister Erato Kozakou Marcoullis yesterday announced the plan to reopen the passenger route from Limassol to Lavrion after a meeting with Greek Ministers at the Posidonia 2010 Maritime exhibition in Athens on Tuesday.
avrion, June 7 (ONA) The vessel "Shabab Oman," of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) left Lavrion city in the Republic of Greece after obtaining the best prize awarded in the Historical Seas Tall Ships Regatta, which is an international friendship trophy in which the vessel took part in its three stages during May 8th to June 7th.
Grossman beat Roseburg's Alix Lavrion, 6-0, 6-0, in the quarterfinals after beating Sheldon's Kaylin McConnville, 6-1, 6-0 in the second round.
Los restos mejor conservados se exhiben hoy en el Museo de Lavrion e incluyen exiguos fragmentos de estos tres ciclos.
Exposure to lead and cadmium of children living near a lead smelter at Lavrion, Greece.
More recently warikahnite has been found as microscopic white needles at Lavrion, Greece (known previously as Laurium to most collectors) and at the nearby locality of Plaka, Greece, also as microscopic white needles.
1965) have been re-examining potential field anomalies in the ancient Lavrion mining area of Greece.
Crick, crick," said an elderly man at the next table at the Corali Taverna in Lavrion.