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Santorini Island
50 years since the earthquake 7,6R in Santorini PDF Print E-mail

9th of July Santorini has an embarrassing annivarsary.  At this day, in 1956. the island had a strong earthquake and big destruction.
Every year, this day, every bell of every churche in Santorini is ringing all day long, reminding the cursed day of the non-volcanic earhquake of 1956. The earhquake (7.6R) distroyed almost everything on the island, especially Exo Gonia and Mesa Gonia. All the inhabitants moved to the area nowadays named "Kamari". The village has been created in 1956, because of that erthquake.

Santorini, Ios, Amorgos, Naxos, Paros, Kalimnos and Leros had tsunami waves 25m. and 40 deceased.


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    During the 7th Thessaloniki International Wine Competition (5-7 March 2007) in the framework of DETROP-OINOS exhibition, Santorini Wines received 13 awards.


    Among 683 samples from Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Cyprus, France, Austria, Brasil, Mexico, and Canada wine experts have given:

    Grand Gold Award to
    Vinsanto 4 years aged,1999 vintage by Santowines


  • Magazine "Archaeometry", and BioEd Online articles are reporting that the roof paintings of a 2-level building in prehistoric Akrotiri site, have an extreem interest about the mathematical knowledge during the Bronze Age.