BackgroundThe relatively small Capital Mountain andesitic shield volcano, north of Mount Sanford, contains a 4-km-wide summit caldera apparently of non-explosive origin. Shield and intracaldera lavas and dikes are dated 1-1.1 Ma (Richter, in Wood and Kienle 1990).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
Santorini's capital Fira (c)
Aerial view of the eastern part of Santorini with the caldera behind. The capital Fira is in the center of the image. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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