The Volcanic Eruption on Santorini, 1650 BCE


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More than 3,500 years ago, people on the Greek island of Calliste had a very good life. They enjoyed lots of sunshine, had plenty of food, and lived in large homes. They even had running water and flush toilets. There was only one problem: Calliste was actually a volcano.Around 1650 BCE, the volcano erupted, blowing out the center of the island and creating a large bay. What was left of Calliste was buried under a thick layer of volcanic ash. Though the island was deserted for many years, people eventually returned. Several ...

The Volcanic Eruption on Santorini, 1650 BCE 2007, Mitchell Lane Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781584155683