Green Nea Kameni

The view of Nea Kameni these days is unusually astonishing. A part of the volcano is
green and stands out in the volcanic black color.

As explained by the President of The Institute for the Study and Monitoring of the
Santorini Volcano (I.S.M.O.SA.V.), volcanologist Dr. George Vougioukalakis, the
specific area is covered with fine-grained volcanic material from the 1707-1711 and
1866-1870 explosions that can "quickly" be converted into fertile soil.

Usually the green side of the volcano is seen in the early days of spring, but this
year’s intense rainfall has made its miracle.

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