Frequent question: How many volcanoes are in Greece?

Does Crete have a volcano?

Visiting Crete

You don’t have to worry about any active volcanoes on Crete today, however; any volcanic activity that may have occurred on Crete predates human civilization.

Was Milos a volcano?

Milos is a volcanic island in the southern Aegean Sea and well known for its extensive mineral deposits and fine beaches. … Considered dormant, Milos presents strong hydrothermal activity, caused by subduction of the African under the Aegean plate.

What volcano nearly brought down a 747?

The aircraft flew into a cloud of volcanic ash thrown up by the eruption of Mount Galunggung [around 110 miles (180 km) south-east of Jakarta, Indonesia], resulting in the failure of all four engines.

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