13.0 On Palea Kameni the Red Bay near the church Agios Nikolaos is very conspicuous owing to the iron-rich sediments formed in the warm seawater. In the upper part of the picture one sees a dark tongue of blocky lava erupted in AD 726.

Volcanism today


A dormant volcano can return to activity at any time and cause unpredictable damage. What can one do to forecast an volcanic event and how can one reduce its threatening effects?

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