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Explosive volcanism on Santorini, Greece

T. H. Druitt, R. A. Mellors, D. M. Pyle and R. S. J. Sparks
Explosive volcanism on Santorini, Greece
Geological Magazine (March 1989) 126 (2): 95-126

Abstract

Santorini has had 12 major and numerous minor explosive eruptions over the last 200 000 yr., yielding deposits up to 200 m thick. Each major eruption began with a pumice-fall phase and most culminated with emplacement of pyroclastic flows. Two major mafic- silicic cycles are recorded. Each commenced with explosive andesite-dacite eruptions and finished with a pair of major dacitic or rhyodacitic eruptions.


ISSN: 0016-7568
EISSN: 1469-5081
Coden: GEMGA4
Serial Title: Geological Magazine
Serial Volume: 126
Serial Issue: 2
Title: Explosive volcanism on Santorini, Greece
Affiliation: Univ. Wales, Dep. Geol., Cardiff, United Kingdom
Pages: 95-126
Published: 198903
Text Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, London, United Kingdom
References: 53
Accession Number: 1989-060559
Categories: Quaternary geology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. incl. 5 tables, strat. cols., geol. sketch map
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N36°23'60" - N36°23'60", E25°26'60" - E25°26'60"
Secondary Affiliation: Univ. Cambridge, GBR, United Kingdom
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United KingdomTwickenhamUKUnited Kingdom
Update Code: 1989
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