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Fire Ecology I

Rackham Fig. 5: Mount Athos

The monastery of Mt. Athos, northern Greece Mount Athos in the north Aegean. The peak reaches 2000 m. The foreground burnt in an exceptional congregation in 1990, which nearly consumed the monastery; the vegetation is now about two-thirds of the way to recovery. Simonópetra, May 2003

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