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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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It is now illegal to travel to such resorts without snow chains on vehicles because those that become stranded cause chaos.
While many roads are now open in the mountains snow means the following are open only for 4X4 drives and vehicles with snow chains:
Because of snowfall, the roads from Platres, Karvounas and Prodromos to Troodos are accessible only to vehicles with four-wheel drive or snow chains
The road between Prodromos and Troodos is open only to vehicles with four-wheel drive or equipped with snow chains. All other roads leading to Troodos are open to all vehicles.
Although the situation on the roads has improved following days where more than 40 roads were closed to vehicles without four-wheel drive or snow chains due to snow, rain and ice, some problems remain.