Volcano Name:Santorini Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 212040
Alternate Name:
Aspronisi
Bm-caldera
Bu-caldera
Cape Balos
Cape Columbos
Cape Kokkinopetra
Cape Mavrorachidi
Colombo Bank
Columbo Bank
Dafni
Fouque
Georgios
Kamenae
Kokkino Vouno
Ktenas
Liatsikas
Megalo Vouno
Minoan caldera
Naftilos
Niki
Peristerria
Reck
Riva
Skaros
Smith
Stronghyle
Thera
Thera
Therasia-Oia
Thira
Thirasia-Oia
Triton
Volcano Type:Shield volcano(es)
Latitude: 36.4036111100
Longitude: 25.3963888900
Region:Mediterranean and W Asia Sub Region:Greece
Date Entered:02/05/2012
 
Eruption Details
Eruption Start Date:27/9 /1650 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.212 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.550 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.700 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : ? 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:15/7 /726 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.050 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.130 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 4.100 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : ? 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:-1610 Date Error:14
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 31.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 99.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 30.640 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 72.000 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 6.500 (Literature)
Maximum Column Height (km): 36.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.400 (Eruption Rate)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Minimum Column Height (km): 20.000 (Literature)
Minimum Intensity : 10.530 (Column Height)
Primary Intracaldera Material DRE Volume (km3): 2.770 (Calculated)
Primary Intracaldera Material Deposit Volume (km3): 6.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.240 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 1.200 (Literature)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Magma: Rhyolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Rhyolite
Magma: Dacite-Rhyolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Rhyolite
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:21000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 18400 C14 Date Error: 200
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 13.200 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : <= 6.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 13.200 (Calculated)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:32000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:Not Entered Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 10.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Calculated)
Eruption Start Date:54000 BP Date Error:3000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 13.750 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 5.900 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 13.750 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
(Minor/less than 10%) Dacite
Eruption Start Date:90000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.400 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 1.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:95000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.400 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 1.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite-Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:100000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 14.000 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 5.900 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : ? 6.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 14.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite-Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:140000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.400 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 1.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:180000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 13.000 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 13.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:203000 BP Date Error:24000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:K Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 13.200 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 5.900 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 13.200 (Calculated)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:250000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.400 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 1.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:300000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.400 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 1.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:360000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 13.750 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 5.900 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 13.750 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite

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