1423 – Mount Athos seen from different places

(foto’s from the Facebooksite of Haritopoulos Stathis, also see post 1281)Athos and ChalkidikiChalkidiki with Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos

mount athos areal 2Mount Athos covered in clouds

mount athos arealMount Athos: South East corner

Prodromou and LavraMount Athos: with Prodromou and Lavra

Mountain Amouliani and Ouranopolis 2Mount Athos from the island Amouliani

mount athos amoulianiAthos seen from Sithonia

Mountain Amouliani and OuranopolisAthos seen from the mainland, with Amouliani Ouranopoli and the Mountain

mountain from the mainlandAlso seen from the mainlandmountain from Amoulianifrom Amouliani

mountain from Amouliani 2In the winter

Mountain from Sithonia 3

Mountain from Sithonia 2from Sithonia

Mountain from Sithonia 4

Mountain from Sithonia 5

Mountain from Sithonia evening

Mountain from Sithonia sunsetand at sunrise

By the way: Google maps improved their picture quality: all images are without clouds nowadays (although they missed a part of Athos in the North: when you zoom in clouds still cover the area between Chilandariou and Koutloumousiou)!

kafsokalivia without clouds

Ag. Anna

Example of the old situation with the clouds

Wim, 29/6

Thanks our reader from the blog Anagnostikon I can show you a picture of the mountain seen from Lemnos (thanks for sharing!):

Athos seen from Lemnos

And I found one more picture in my archive: Athos from space:

athos peak from space

 

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