The island of Samothraki is characterized by many small hydrological basins that start from the ridges of Mount Saos (1,611 m). The surface runoff of Samothraki is great in relation to the area of the island, while most hydrological basins show a permanent flow throughout the year. The river waters come from a multitude of mountainous micro-springs that, although fed by limited aquifers, flow even in the summer (Skoulikidis et al., 2014).(Read more)