THE CALDERA IN GREECE
Updated: Dec 26, 2020
A view over the Caldera in Santorini, maybe the most beautiful of the Greek islands as you can tell from this picture. A Caldera is the remains of a volcanic eruption. Santorini is a ring of rock around the sea essentially, the rim of an old volcano filled with water.
The current Caldera in Santorini was formed about 3600 years BP during the Minoan eruption. Palea Kameni and Nea Kameni were formed as a result of multiple, initially submarine eruptions at the center of the Caldera... the huge Minoan eruption of Santorini in the 17th century BC may have inspire the legend of Atlantis.