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Nea Kameni Volcano

The two most important events that formed Nea Kameni took place during 1707 and 1866. During the events of 1866, foreign governments sent scientists to observe the volcanic activities and it was the first time that photography was used to study such phenomena. Among the people that observed this unique sight of island creation was […]

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Nea Kameni

The round volcanic island in the middle of Santorini's caldera lagoon is called Nea Kameni. The name means the new burnt island and it happens to be the most newly created land in the Mediterranean sea. The island created in 1570 after a volcanic eruption. In later years a series of volcanic eruptions and seismic […]

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