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National Park of Lefka Ori, Samaria

The Samaria gorge starts from the White Mountains (Lefka Ori) in the Prefecture of Chania, just below the Omalos plateau, in an altitude of 1200 meters. 

The gorge stretches for about 16km and spills into the Libyan Sea. The gorge of Samaria is a unique formation in the Mediterranean and along with the nearby slopes and other smaller gorges makes the National Park of Lefka Ori or of Samaria.