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Geoscience 2011-2014

The geoscience has revealed a complex geo-tectonic and geological landscape beneath the Thinia valley, the isthmus separating the western peninsula of Paliki from the rest of Kefalonia. It suggests the massive rotational slump of a huge section of the eastern mountainside uplifted the former marine channel by over 100 metres. Now the question is – when?… Read More

Interim Research Summary 2011

In 2011, the project sponsors Fugro performed land-based shallow drilling using a small mobile rig to obtain continuous rock-cores from a number of locations in Kefalonia, mainly in the Thinia valley.… Read More

Coring for Ithaca

Geoscientist: December 2010
Adler deWind reports from the Greek island of Kefalonia on progress towards proving – or disproving – the theory that the Paliki Peninsula was once separated from the main island and was the true geographical location of Homer’s Ithaca.… Read More