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Divers search 5,000-year-old town

An international team, given special permission to dive by the Greek government, is exploring a town on the seabed dating back 5,000 years.

A team from the University of Nottingham is leading the expedition to find out more about Pavlopetri, off the coast of Laconia.

It is the first time permission has been granted for divers to explore the ancient town, which was discovered about 40 years ago.


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