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Santorini volcano
Caldera (complex stratovolcano) 329 m (on caldera rim) / 128 m (top of most recent lava shield, Nea Kameni)
Cyclades, Greece, 36.4°N / 25.4°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Santorini volcano eruptions:
1613 BC +-7 years (the so-called "Minoan eruption", one of the largest plinian eruptions during the past 10,000 years on earth)
historic eruptions: 197 BC, 46/47 AD, 726, 1570-1573, 1707-1711, 1866-1870, 1925-1928, 1939-1941, 1950
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, with effusive activity during intervals. Powerful explosive, so-called Plinian eruptions appear to occur every 10-30,000 years. Construction of lava shields and minor to irregularly spaced subplinian explosive activity during interval times.
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Santorini volcano tours
Santorini Geology Tour (private tours to discover Santorini's geology with a volcanologist, 1-3 days)
Light of the Aegean (Photo tour to Santorini, Cyclades, Greece)
Fascination Volcano (8 (9) days study and walking tour on Santorini, Greece)
Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini (8 days walking and study tour on Santorini, Greece)
Santorini & Milos (9-days combination walking & study tour to Santorini and Milos Islands, Greece)

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Santorini volcano (Greece): news

latest (2019) | 2013 | 2012 | archive
Sun, 13 Jan 2019, 15:56
Santorini's earthquakes seen on the seismometer on Nea Kameni's seismic station (image: Univ. Thessaloniki)
An earthquake swarm has been occurring near the island since this morning. So far, 16 quakes of magnitudes between 2 and 3.9 and at depths ranging between about 30-6 km have been detected. ...more [read all]
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