Milos Island (Cyclades, Greece), April 2011: Sarakiniko

Impressions from a hike along the spectacular pumice cliffs from Filakopi to Sarakiniko on Milos'north coast.
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Deep coastal canyon cut through an impressive pumice flow deposit near Filakopi, where our hike starts. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Deep coastal canyon cut through an impressive pumice flow deposit near Filakopi, where our hike star... [info]
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Natural bridge formed by sea erosion into the white ash and pumice deposit near Papafrakos. A good spot for a group picture... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Natural bridge formed by sea erosion into the white ash and pumice deposit near Papafrakos. A good s... [info]
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The route follows the coast of white pumice and ash cliffs, ancient volcanic sediments on the sea floor. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The route follows the coast of white pumice and ash cliffs, ancient volcanic sediments on the sea fl... [info]
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Nearly undisturbed submarine ash and lapilli layers (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Nearly undisturbed submarine ash and lapilli layers (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Pahena beach (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Curved beautiful channels have been cut into the white ash deposit by wave erosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Curved beautiful channels have been cut into the white ash deposit by wave erosion. (Photo: Tom Pfei... [info]
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Wave erosion has cut out a narrow fissure through the ash deposit. With time, this widens into a channel. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Wave erosion has cut out a narrow fissure through the ash deposit. With time, this widens into a cha... [info]
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Developing channels carved out by sea erosion enlarging initially narrow and long fissures cut into the ash deposit. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Developing channels carved out by sea erosion enlarging initially narrow and long fissures cut into ... [info]
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View over the Sarakiniko coast  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fine white ash (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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