Karpathos Geological monuments of Karpathos

According to the Aegean geological monuments atlas, petrified bones of the deer species Megaceros pegadiensis dating back to the Pleistocene Epoch have been found on Karpathos. Large numbers of bivalves, gastropods, scaphopods and corals of the Miocene and Pliocene Epochs have also been discovered on Karpathos. One of the most known depositions in Greece dating back to the Tyrrhenian Stage has been discovered here too.

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