Santorini VOLCANO PHOTOS
- Rocks of Santorini -
Rocks of Santorini: some impressions
|Discordant volcanic layers (flow breccia, ash and scoria fall) from 60-20,000 years ago.||Beautiful exposed volcanic dike on northern Santorini.||Old welded red pyroclastic flow deposits in the cliffs of southern Thera||Steep cliff of Palea Kameni volcanic island, exposing the interior of a lava dome (Santorini, Greece)|
|Red tuffs and lava flows in the cliffs of Therasia||Folded schists||Ash tuff layers at the sea cliff of the caldera of Santorini||Rob at the red Cape Riva ignimbrite (18ka BP)|
|Limestone at Profitis Ilisa mountain||Pumice and ash cliff, Southern Thera||Sulphate crusts at a fumarole, Nea Kameni island||eautiful breadcrust bomb on Nea Kameni, Santorini|
Minoan pumice and ash layer (1645 BC eruption deposits)
|Phase 2 deposit (surges)||The Minoan soil (brown), the thin layer of precursory activity, and the first pumice fall out layer.||Phase 1 and 2 (fall out and surges) deposit||Phase 3 and 4 deposits (massive ash flows) at the south coast of Santorini|
|Massive ash flow deposit (phase 3, BO-3)||Massive ash flow deposit (phase 3, BO-3) with tafoni erosion patterns||Sculptured phase 3/4 deposits at the southern cliffs||Eroded Minoan tuff at the cliffs near the Akrotiri lighthouse|
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