22 January 2015
The lip of the caldera
Posted by Callan Bentley
One last post from my September trip to Greece. Here’s a look north along the inside wall of the central caldera of Santorini, taken from the deck of the Santos Winery.
It’s not hard to imagine the volcanic edifice that filled the space to the left (west) prior to The Big One.
What is that on the left, middle, out on the water? Almost lens-shaped, it seems to rise a bit above the flat water level.
Some sort of a net – to keep something in, or keep something out?
It’s an antipollution floating boom to collect any oil leaking from the Sea Diamond wreck that is lying underwater since April 6, 2007 on its side, on the slopes of the caldera. See for example: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=430414 and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Sea_Diamond