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Dardanelles / Çanakkale Bogazi

facts in brief


Part of Antonio Borg map, 1760s
Part of Antonio Borg map, 1760s





Facts in brief:

Narrow strait, of great strategic importance, between Europe & Turkey; crossed by Alexander the Great 334 BC; part of Byzantine empire until the 14th cen.; scene of Allied campaign in World War I.

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