- Pineios River (Thessaly)
Pineios River (Peloponnese)."
The Pineiós (Greek: , also "Peneus") is a
riverin Thessaly, Greece.
The river is named after the god
Peneusand was known for most of the 1000s as the Salambria. It flows from the Pindusmountains and empties into the Aegean Sea, northeast of Tempe, near Stomio. It creates a large delta, well-known for its beauty and for many animal species, protected by international environmental treaties. The total length is 216 km and it begins in the north at the Pindusranges east of Metsovo. The Meteoraregion and the cities of Trikalaand Larissalie along the Pineiós. In the 1960s, a freeway connecting Athensand Thessalonikiwas constructed in much of the Tempe valley, but it didn't harm this special environment.
battleship"Pineios" is named after the river.
* [http://www.earthscape.org/r2/eng/EnvironGeo04_v3802_99.pdf The Chemical position of the Pineios]
* [http://agoraclass.fltr.ucl.ac.be/concordances/ovideI/precise.cfm?txt=Peneos Ovide, Métamorphoses, Livre I]
* [http://www.minenv.gr/pinios_river.html Pinios River]
* [http://viso.ei.jrc.it/wfd_prb/info/PRB_Pinios_Greece.PDF Pinios Pilot River Basin-Greece]
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