How geology came to help Alexander the Great

@article{Stafford2007HowGC,
  title={How geology came to help Alexander the Great},
  author={Ned Stafford},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2007}
}
A natural sand-bridge made his defeat of Tyre easier. 

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The city of Tyre, Lebanon and its semi-artificial tombolo
The sedimentological history of the peninsular city of Tyre, located on the southern coast of Lebanon, reflects the political events surrounding Alexander the Great's conquest of the East (332Expand