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2014-08-06 12:25:12

World Travel Awards has just unveiled the winners of its 2014 survey of the finest luxury hotels and spas on 6 continents and names the Iconic Santorini as Greece's Leading Boutique Hotel.

Egyptian Tempest Stela Believed To Be World's Oldest Weather Report
2014-04-03 07:09:35

The Tempest Stela is a 6-foot-tall, 3,500 year old calcite block from ancient Egypt that may just be the world's oldest surviving weather report, and a new study suggests it might also hold the key to understanding the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East.

DNA Helps Trace Origins Of The Minoan Civilization
2013-05-16 05:51:23

Sir Arthur Evans first discovered the 4,000-year-old Palace of Minos on the island of Crete in 1900. The civilization that built this palace was set apart from later Bronze Age Greeks by the artifacts the British archaeologist recovered, leading him to suggest that they were refugees from Northern Egypt.

Greek Island Volcano Ballooning With Magma, Eruptions Not Imminent Researchers Say
2012-09-10 11:42:44

New scientific data from the Greek isle of Santorini shows signs of unrest for the first time in more than 50 years, and could be evidence of an impending eruption similar to the one that last struck in 1950

Envisat Captures Nea Kameni Volcano Movement
2012-05-23 03:23:31

Archived data from the Envisat satellite show that the volcanic island of Santorini has recently displayed signs of unrest. Even after the end of its mission, Envisat information continues to be exploited for the long-term monitoring of volcanoes.

2012-03-13 17:00:08

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