Santorini: Volcano, Natural History, Mythology

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vi
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgements x
  • Introduction 1
  • I - The Geological Framework 5
  • 1 - The Geography of Santorini 7
  • 2 - Santorini and Plate Tectonics 23
  • 3 - The Geological Development of Santorini 33
  • 4 - Stratigraphy–The Backbone of Geology 51
  • 5 - Plant Remains and Geological Time 61
  • II - The Minoan Eruption 77
  • 6 - The Mechanism of the Minoan Eruption 79
  • 7 - When Did the Catastrophe Occur? 99
  • III - The Volcano Releases Its Secret 123
  • 8 - A Bronze Age Pompeii 125
  • 9 - What Was Living on the Island during the Bronze Age? 137
  • 10 - An Idea Takes Hold 151
  • 11 - Geological Observations and Mythology 187
  • IV - The Island Is Changing Its Appearance 203
  • 12 - The Caldera Is Filling Again 205
  • 13 - Volcanism Today 229
  • 14 - Present and Future Changes of the Island 247
  • V - Appendices 261
  • List of Illustrations 276
  • Fossils from Santorini 278
  • The Modern Flora of Santorini 282
  • Excavations at Balos in 1870 by - Gorceix and Mamet 288
  • VI - References and Indices 291
  • References 292
  • Name Index 307
  • Subject Index 309
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