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1. Images from space:

This image of Santorini Volcano in the Aegean Sea was taken by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER), flying aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. The image was taken on November 21, 2000, and covers an area of 18 by 18 km.

Image courtesy NASA/GSFC/MITI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team


The northern end of Greek island of Santorini is shown in this 4-meter resolution color image from the IKONOS satellite. The island, located in the middle of the Aegean Sea, is known for its picturesque villages of white houses perched atop a volcanic caldera. The villages of Oia and Finikia are shown in this image.

Source: http://www.spaceimaging.com/gallery/ioweek/archive/iow011000/iow011000.htm



2. Maps:

- New topographic map of Santorini:

This new topographic map,- Swiss quality-, compiled and published by Karto-Atelier is certainly outstanding among the dozens of other maps of the Island commercially available. It contains precise contour lines on land and below sea level as well as geographic coordinates. As a result of a thorough field check, the location of numerous buildings, sits as well as most roads and paths are indicated and reliable.

The map also contains detailed street map of the main towns and site maps of Ancient Thera and the Akrotiri excavation. To get an impression click this link.

Scale 1:35,000

Copyright and distribution: www.karto-atelier.com



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Tom Pfeiffer, page created 15 January 2003.