On the failure of geological attempts in Greece prior to the epoch of Alexander

Part 1. by Julius Schvarcz

Publisher: Taylor and Francis in London

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Mountains in Greece don't soar to the heights of other mountain ranges such as the Andes, Rockies, Alps or Himalayas-but they are extensive. In fact, about 80% of Greece is covered with mountains with the result that most settlements were less than 10 miles from a mountain.

Ancient Greece was a very mountainous area so the people mainly used the sea as a way of feeding themselves and earning money. Mountains cover about 80 percent of the land.

The country had little natural fresh water with only a few small rivers running through it, so it was not suitable land for intensive agriculture. the map on this page that mainland Greece is a peninsula, made up of smaller peninsulas.

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Alexander conquers Egypt, founds Alexandria, and installs a Greek government but leaves the next year. At the Battle of Gaugamela, Alexander defeats the Persian king Darius III.

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By the time of his death, he had conquered most of the world known to the ancient Greeks. However, he failed to conquer all of South Asia.

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