June 19, 2011. Seismologists and volcanologists are concerned about the activity of the volcano, located on the Greek island of Santorini.
Despite the fact that the forecasts of the representatives of scientific societies, the Institute of geodynamics National Observatory of Athens optimistic, careful monitoring of earthquakes of low intensity, which fixed this week on the island.
Also in the last days of the crater of the volcano comes the characteristic smell of sulfur. All these phenomena are caused by the accumulation of magma, which presses on the crater in the lower part of the volcano.
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Pic: Photographs by Max Kim-Beesoaring the Greek Isles seafaring the Greek IslesGRECIAN Pattern: Motoring round on the island of Sifnos; downstairs, scenes from the Cyclades. sailplaning the Greek Isles navigation the Greek IslesODYSSEAN DISTRACTIONS: The settlement of Oia, on Santorini; rectify, Swim in Santorini's recessed caldera. seafaring the Greek IslesI'M Speech Pavlo the Bluejacket in a back-alley Piraeus coffeehouse, where mustachioed old men sip Greek java apiece cockcrow nether blue Titanic posters and generic palisade murals of the Acropolis. It's two years Read more [...]
An earthquake of a magnitude of 4.9 at a depth of about 10 km occurred off the coast of Turkey at the junction of tectonic plates, in the immediate vicinity of the volcano of Santorini.
Coast Of Western Turkey
Time: December 5, 2011 08:17:28.0 UTC
Coordinates: 38.85 N ; E 26.41
Depth: 10 km
Source: Earth. The Chronicles of life
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on January 26. The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.2 to 5.3 happened on Thursday on the Greek island of Santorini in the Aegean sea.
Athens Institute of geodynamics and global monitoring USGS estimate the magnitude of 5.2, while the European Mediterranean seismological center network figure 5.3. The epicenter was between Crete and Santorina.
According to local media reports, the earthquake felt good all over Santorini. Reports of injuries or suffered material damage were reported.
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on March 15. One of the most famous and picturesque Greek Islands, Santorini, also known as Thira, may be destroyed as a result of a strong eruption of an underwater volcano. To such conclusion came from American scientist Andrew Newman from Georgia Institute of Technology.
He found that the volcanoes of the island, not showing visible signs of geological activity since 1950, woke up again.
Geophysicist Newman monitors the Geology of Santorini in 2006 with his own set on its surface 20 GPS stations. These devices use satellite navigation to measure the slightest movements of the earth's surface — Read more [...]
The vertical displacement of the surface in the area of Santorini (illustration by Michelle Parks).
on September 14. An international team of scientists has found renewed activity of the volcano of Santorini in Greece. Studies show that underground chamber containing molten magma, in the period from January 2011 to April 2012 expanded 10-20 million cubic metres.
For comparison, this amount is 15 times the volume of the Cup of the Olympic stadium in London. In some parts of the Islands the accumulation of magma led to the lifting surface to 14 inches.Recall that the group of Islands of Santorini Read more [...]
The Plenum of the Supreme Court Greece ruled that the caldera Volcano (Round or oval hole in the end of the vent Volcano) On the famous Santorini owned by the Greek state since its inception. Therefore, the claim of legal and private persons to the area have no reason to, because they've never owned these territories.Recall that a few years ago, one of the joint-stock company started construction of the caldera Volcano, and the government has submitted to the organization in court.Category: Volcanoes Read more [...]
The Legend of Atlantis, born in ancient Greece, for more than two millennia, are interesting. Reviewed, analyzed and compared to a variety of sources - historical, ethnic, zoogeographic, astronomy, etc. The progress made in the excavation and geological survey of the seabed, given such a wealth of material that is now the problem of Atlantis, we can look different. What used to be based only on hunches and assumptions, has been a real confirmation by new evidence. Who can even imagine the cultural level of the Atlanteans and describe the nature of the geological disaster, which led to their Read more [...]
The study of the deep sediments of the eastern Mediterranean and the volcanic archipelago has restored Santorinskogo conditions grandiose volcanic disaster that occurred 3,500 years ago in the Mediterranean.
Bottom sediments of the deep seas and oceans are usually studied using special tubes - corer, sink to the bottom of the ocean from the deck of the ship. These tubes, hollow inside, bumping into surface layers of sediment, and then filled in the last retrieved to the surface. Taken out of the tube column sediment corer typically reaches a length of several meters, and in some cases, a few Read more [...]
Eventide post-Olympics, Greece Shines: The brightly dark Santorini Pic: CorelOn the far northwest end of Santorini, well-nigh toppling off curve cliffs that cliff to the Aegean Sea, sits Oia, a midget Greek hamlet of gabardine houses and blue-domed churches. Scratch your own account therein history-packed office, from the antediluvian twist pathways to seas that Kor's heroes erstwhile ruled. THE Dear Nestle: On the outskirts of townspeople, an enclave of caves—secondhand as homes, stables, and wineries by fishermen and farmers 300 eld ago—has been renovated Read more [...]
January 26. An earthquake measuring 5,2-5,3 occurred on Thursday on the Greek island of Santorini in the Aegean Sea.
Athens Institute of Geodynamics and global monitoring U.S. Geological Survey estimated the magnitude at 5.2, while the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre provides a number of 5.3. The epicenter was located between Crete and Santorini.
According to local media reports, the earthquake was felt well all Santorini. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
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March 15. One of the most famous and picturesque Greek islands, Santorini, also known as Thira, can be destroyed in a major eruption of an underwater volcano. Such a conclusion was an American scientist, Andrew Newman, Georgia Institute of Technology.
He found that the volcanoes of the island, shows no sign of a significant geological activity since 1950, again awoke.
Geophysicist Newman watches geology of Santorini in 2006 with his own established on the surface 20 of the GPS-stations. These devices use satellite navigation to measure the slightest movements of the earth surface - in the same Read more [...]