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Volcanic Crater of Thera (Santorini)


Mark Cartwright
published on 25 March 2014
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A view of the flooded crater of the Thera volcano, Santorini. The present active cone can be seen on the right of the picture. The volcano exploded between 1650 and 1550 BCE with devastating consequences for the island and the Aegean in general.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, March 25). Volcanic Crater of Thera (Santorini). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Volcanic Crater of Thera (Santorini)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 25, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Volcanic Crater of Thera (Santorini)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Mar 2014. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

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