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Lava from Canary Islands Volcano Reaches the Atlantic Ocean

Red hot lava from a volcano that devastated the Spanish island of La Palma reached the Atlantic Ocean late on Tuesday evening, nine days after it started to flow down the mountain, wrecking buildings and destroying crops. Big clouds of...

Akrotiri, Santorini – The Bronze Age City Preserved in Volcanic Ash

Akrotiri, the 3,600-year-old city on the island of Santorini buried by ash from a gigantic volcanic eruption in 1650 BC, frozen in its Bronze Age glory, serves as an exquisite time capsule for contemporary archaeologists who learn more every...

International Team to Explore Santorini’s Volcano Secrets

A total of thirty scientists from all around the world are heading to Santorini aboard a ship that will probe the depths of the sea and take core samples of the sea bed in an effort to understand more...

Volcano, Climatic Instability Caused Destruction of Hellenistic City in Egypt

The hiatus in Berenike, a Hellenistic city in Egypt, was a combination of volcanic eruptions and drought, scientists say

Geology of Greece: How the Country’s Beautiful Landscape Formed

Greece and its geology are a wonder of nature, a stunning landscape blessed with high mountains, blue seas and over six thousand islands.

New Findings on Santorini Point to “Lost Island of Atlantis” Origins

The ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is now known as the Greek island of Santorini.

The Worst Year Ever to Be Alive in History

The volcanic explosions of the year 536 caused researchers to state recently that that year was definitively "the worst year to be alive."

Santorini Volcano to Erupt Again, Say Scientists

A group of scientists believe the cosmopolitan island is “at high risk for volcanically- and seismically-induced hazards.