Cunda island

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In book of Piri Reis' Kitab-ı Bahriye ,written 1513 ,Cunda and the surrounding islands, mentioned as Yunt islands. Greek people call to the island, "Perfumed Island", meaning "Moshinos" .In 1862 first Municipality was named"Moshonisia Municipality .Most of the island’s former Greek population got killed in September 1922 and only few families managed to survive by escaping to Lesbos. Following the Lausanne treaty (1923), it was replaced by Muslims from Crete and Lesbos.

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Suzen N on June 16, 2012

Thank you,dear friend ,sonjamar..Kind regards,Suzen

Suzen N on June 16, 2012

Thank you,dear Kurt.Kind regards,Suzen

LEIRE13 on June 25, 2012

Like nº 12.

Beautiful place and photo.

Salud2...from Spain....

Suzen N on June 25, 2012

Thank you,Leire 13 for kind visit and comments!Suzen(Bulgaria)

Kostia Semytskyi on July 20, 2012

Interesting photo! Like 13.
Greeting from Ukraine. Kostia

Suzen N on July 20, 2012

Thank you,Kostia,very kind from you!Best wishes!Suzen

Vagelis Papacharalab… on August 9, 2012

A remarkable scenery in a wonderful place! L14! Nice to meet You, Ivan

Suzen N on August 9, 2012

Thank you Ivan and welcome to my gallery!Greetings,Suzen

Mehmet baş on September 10, 2012

Very beautiful capture, like+favorite, best wishes.

Suzen N on September 20, 2012

Thank you,dear friend Mehmet,you are very kind...))I'm glad you like my photo!

Best wishes,Suzen

BMV on June 5

Beautiful capture, Suzen! Greetings from California :)

Suzen N on June 5

Thank you for visit and comment , dear Panoramio friend BMV !

Best wishes from Bulgaria, Suzen

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 2, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Suzen N
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FX100
    • Taken on 2012/05/25 18:11:51
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 6.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash