Piniós River


Piniós River

geographical name

River, Thessaly, north-central Greece. It rises in the Pindus Mountains and flows about 125 mi (200 km) southeast and northeast through the plain of Thessaly and the Vale of Tempe into the Gulf of Salonika (see Thessaloníki). In prehistoric times it formed a great lake before it broke through the Vale of Tempe. It is navigable in its lower course.

Variants of PINIÓS RIVER

Piniós River or Peneus River

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