Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

The cape here is Akra Simantiri on Therasia.
Below: the village on the cliff top is Therasia.
Okay, believe that volcano stuff if you want, but this thing lurking at the south end of Therasia pretty much tells us what really destroyed the Minoan civilzation. He's waiting for unwary cruise ships. Of course, you can believe the volcano thing. It's what they want you to believe.
Views of Therasia from the north, showing the back slope of the island. Note the thick white ash layer.

Therasia Panorama


Aspronisi is the smallest main island of Thera, covered with a thick ash layer.

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Created 04 September 2012, Last Update 10 June 2020