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« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2014, 07:09:45 PM »

http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2014-04-02/news/preserving-tahagrat-temples-4481253376/

Preserving Ta’ Hagrat temples

 Wednesday, 02 April 2014, 18:04

Tomorrow the Environment and Planning Review Tribunal will advise the country whether they will allow the development of a residence within the legally-established Buffer Zone of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar has expressed concern that if the Local Council’s appeal against this development is not upheld, it will create a precedent allowing further developments not only close to the temples of Skorba and Hagrat, but within other buffer zones of prehistoric sites all over Malta and Gozo.

FAA said the fact that this development is within a buffer zone that MEPA had created after extensive consultations and studies and that the said Buffer Zone was part of the Management Plan for this monument which was designated as a World Heritage Site, being one of the earliest forms of prehistoric temples excavated in Malta.

The buffer zones protecting these world cultural heritage sites are deemed to be so important that various polices in both the Structure and Local Plans give great weight to what is allowed within the buffer zone and close to the temples. So important is the view from and to the temples that even the information centers related to the temples should be unobtrusive and non-invasive.  The Mgarr Ta Hagrat and Skorba Buffer Zone allows no development other than the redevelopment of existing dwellings.


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3 storied buildings already crowd Skorba Temple (6,000 yrs).
We all remember "Murder at Mnajdra" when permit was given for a stone quarry, just a stone throw away from the Temples.
The blast of dynamite used to make the Mnajdra rocks tremble.

And in Gozo in true Gozitan fashion, contractors wanted to grind the Ggantija rocks into gravel.
When PM Borg Olivier stopped this lunacy at the last moment, the Gozitan contractor wailed:
Imma diga maqtuwaghn u lesti!

The incredible obtuseness, greed and downright stupidity of the Maltese businessman.
But he has the clout of money - and controls the charlatans in Parliament.
Only We of Imperium Europa, can save our Sacred Sites and turn Malta back to the Paradise Island it was.


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An té a luíonn le madaí, eiroidh sé le dearnaid.

« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2014, 08:32:32 PM »

Rockall was considered by a German philosopher of being the remnant of Atlantis. As an Irish that makes me proud but I doubt it's true.

"Rockall (Irish: Rocal, Scottish Gaelic: Rocabarraigh) is a small, uninhabited, remote rocky islet in the North Atlantic Ocean. It gives its name to one of the sea areas named in the shipping forecast provided by the British Meteorological Office."
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« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2018, 11:12:12 AM »

http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2018-02-09/local-news/Mount-Etna-s-lava-originates-from-Malta-Escarpment-geological-study-6736184635


Mount Etna’s lava originates from Malta Escarpment – geological study

Friday, 9 February 2018,

A geological study has recently established that the lava that spews out of Mount Etna is generated from what is known as the Malta Escarpment, a system of seismogenic faults that has often also caused earthquakes in the Mediterranean area.

The study was carried out by the Geophysics and Vulcanology National Institute of Italy, Italian universities and the German centre for geosciences based in Potsdam. The results were published by the Earth & Planetary Science Letters magazine.

Computer simulations indicate the movement of the lava beneath the earth surface. Initially it had been believed that Etna’s lava was a vertical climb of the molten rock, but this recent study has established that it does not come from directly beneath the mountain, but originates from an area beneath the sea in between Sicily and Malta, what is known as the Malta Escarpment.

In long gone years, the lava also used to feed the Hyblaean Mountains, a mountain range in south-eastern Sicily, Italy straddling the provinces of Ragusa, Syracuse and Catania. The volcanoes here are now extinct.

The Malta Escarpment is a system of seismogenic faults that is found off the eastern coast of Sicily, in the Ionian Sea, right in between Sicily and Malta. The system is 300 kilometres long, at a depth of 3,000 metres, starting off Sicily and extending beyond Malta to the east.

The Malta Escarpment had been the cause of the massive 7.4 Richter magnitude earthquake that had hit the area on 11 January 1693. This is the most violent earthquake that hit Italy in the last 1,000 years; it had killed 60,000 people and had been accompanied by a tsunami. The earthquake had also been felt in Malta, and had also destroyed the Mdina Cathedral.

 
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