Aegean Island groups are located south of mainland Greece and are
mountainous like the mainland. Some of the islands, such as
from volcanoes. To the southeast are the
rocky islands of Lesvos, Khios and Samos.
These islands are close
to Turkey. In the central Aegean Sea, are the Northern Sporades
"scattered" islands. Farther south are the Cyclades - "islands
in a circle."
Between the Cyclades and Turkey,
there is the Dodecanese group, which includes
Rhodes and other
major islands. Finally the largest Greek island, Crete, is at the
south of Greece's territory.
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