Turkey: Pergamum Fortification
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More photos in the vicinity:
Pergamum Great Theatre
Pergamum Trajan Temple
|A net of vaulted passages beneath Trajan's temple reduced the impact of earthquakes. The effectiveness of the fortification can be witnessed by the remaining walls.
Date: Oct 16, 2008
Longitude: 27° 11.02'
Latitude: 39° 7.91'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2009-Mar-24