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Lake Tsivlou

10.04.2017 in Travel

Lake Tsivlou… When Slopes Collide A reminder of one of the most impressive and dramatic landslide phenomena in modern Greek history, Lake Tsivlou is also one of the few natural lakes in Greece. Lake Tsivlou is an alpine lake lying at an altitude of 2,625 feet on the mountain range of Chelmos, in Achaea. It was the result of a massive landslide in 1913 that drifted along two villages, Sylivena & Τsivlos (which the lake was named after), and blocked a bed of river Krathes. The birth of Lake Tsivlou In 1913, the region was just an open valley, in…