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The Entire Bay of Santorini Is an Active Volcanic Crater

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The Entire Bay of Santorini Is an Active Volcanic Crater

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What happened to the giant volcano thought to have destroyed Atlantis? The answer may be the island of Santorini... all of it.

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Around 360 B.C., the Greek philosopher Plato recorded the legend of Atlantis, the great civilization swallowed by the sea. For centuries, adventurers and archaeologists have searched in vain for the lost city. But now, an international team of experts has uncovered evidence of an epic catastrophe that wiped out a technically advanced and wealthy Mediterranean civilization 3,500 years ago. Join us as we detail a devastating natural disaster and the cataclysmic events that changed history and inspired a myth.

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