Worldwide environmental impacts from the eruption of Thera

@article{LaMoreaux1995WorldwideEI,
  title={Worldwide environmental impacts from the eruption of Thera},
  author={P. E. LaMoreaux},
  journal={Environmental Geology},
  year={1995},
  volume={26},
  pages={172-181}
}
  • P. E. LaMoreaux
  • Published 1995
  • Geology
  • Environmental Geology
  • The eruptions of Thera (Santorini) between 1628 and 1450 BC constituted a natural catastrophe unparalleled in all of history. The last major eruption in 1450 BC destroyed the entire Minoan Fleet at Crete at a time when the Minoans dominated the Mediterranean world. In addition, there had to be massive loss of life from ejecta gases, volcanic ash, bombs, and flows. The collapse of a majestic mountain into a caldera 15 km in diameter caused a giant ocean wave, a tsunami, that at its source was… CONTINUE READING
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