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06-10-2006, 02:47 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile10304/Alexandria,-Egypt---with-overlay.htm>Alexandria, Egypt - with overlay</a></b><br><br>Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, Alexandria became a center of trade and learning in the ancient world. Alexander built the causeway between the Eastern and Western Harbors, joining Pharos Island (arrow) to the mainland. Alexandria’s cultural status was symbolized by the lighthouse on Pharos, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World.” <br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/123348alexandria.jpg>