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Santorini Island, Greece, spring 2019: spring time at the caldera

The winter 2018-19 was particularly rainy in Greece. As a result, Santorini island was exceptionally green even at the end of April, when Tom guided our regular geologic walking tour on the island. Images taken on 27 and 28 April:
Fava and barley fields near the lighthouse of Santorini (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fava and barley fields near the lighthouse of Santorini (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(41 visti)
Chapel at the entrance to the Mavromatis pumice quarry (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Chapel at the entrance to the Mavromatis pumice quarry (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(54 visti)
Mavromatis pumice quarry near Megalochori village - a site of exceptional geological and archeological interest, but with uncertain future (currently abused mainly as wild garbage dump). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Mavromatis pumice quarry near Megalochori village - a site of exceptional geological and archeologic... [info]
(46 visti)
The thick pumice deposits of the approx. 1600 BC Minoan eruption (phases 0-3). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The thick pumice deposits of the approx. 1600 BC Minoan eruption (phases 0-3). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(53 visti)
Plaka bay, where the basement schists crop out beneath the layers of pumice. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Plaka bay, where the basement schists crop out beneath the layers of pumice. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(35 visti)
Old and restored windmills at the caldera rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Old and restored windmills at the caldera rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(46 visti)
Green macchia covering the pumice cliffs (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Green macchia covering the pumice cliffs (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(30 visti)
Young wineyard (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Young wineyard (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(34 visti)
Agio Pnevma (holy spirit) chapel and the caldera (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Agio Pnevma (holy spirit) chapel and the caldera (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(43 visti)
View of the caldera from Megalochori (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of the caldera from Megalochori (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(30 visti)
Caldera view with the young volcanic islands Palea and Nea Kameni in the center. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Caldera view with the young volcanic islands Palea and Nea Kameni in the center. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffe... [info]
(33 visti)
View of Athinios harbour from above - built on the shore of the pre-volcanic basement island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of Athinios harbour from above - built on the shore of the pre-volcanic basement island. (Photo... [info]
(32 visti)
View of the daisies. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of the daisies. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(30 visti)
Fields beneath the village of Akrotiri (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fields beneath the village of Akrotiri (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(29 visti)
View of the caldera from Akrotiri (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of the caldera from Akrotiri (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(28 visti)
Sea of daisies and a pumice cliff (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sea of daisies and a pumice cliff (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(29 visti)
 

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