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Santorini: Huge volcano landslide occurred 700,000 years ago

Traces of the largest known volcanic landslide in the entire Mediterranean, with a volume of up to 125 cubic kilometers, have been discovered in the sea around the island of Santorini by Greek and foreign scientists. They estimate that the landslide occurred some 700,000 years ago, that is at the …

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On cliff edge: Torrential rainfalls cause landslides on Santorini (videos)

Homeowners in Firostefani on the island of Santorini are desperately seeking for help, after the bad weather triggered landslides and some homes are now on the edge of the cliff.   The video below was posted by the Director of Environment of the Municipality of Firostefani is revealing of the …

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Breathtaking! Landslide threatens part of the historic Castle on Skopelos (video)

A historic church and several houses, a whole neighborhood, are at high risk to slide into the sea after a big landslide took down the slope in the old Castle area on the island of Skopelos, Sporades, on Sunday, 13. January 2019. Years-long soil erosion and lack of maintenance works …

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Corinth Canal closed to marine traffic after rockslide (video) UPD

Rocks detached from the walls of the Corinth Canal and forced the managing company and the Greek Coast Guard to temporarily close the water passage for ships and yachts on Thursday afternoon. So far the reason for the rock-slide is not known. For the time being it is also not …

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Zakynthos Shipwreck beach closed until ‘further notice’. What’s next?

Thousands of tourists will be able to admire the famous Zakynthos Shipwreck from afar after Port Authorities forbade both anchoring of boats and swimming in the area following the cliff collapse on Thursday. Port Authorities on the island of Zakynthos have issued a decision forbidding the sailing of and anchoring …

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Tourists narrowly escape death as cliff collapses at Zakynthos shipwreck (videos)

People narrowly escapes death when the cliff collapses at the beach of Zakynthos shipwreck on Thursday morning. Three people sitting on a boat seem to escape the rock slide in the last moment. A woman tries to hold on an overturned boat. A man tries to reach her but nature …

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Zakynthos shipwreck: Landslide overturns boats, injures tourists

A landslide in the area of the famous  Zakynthos shipwreck has overturned boats and injured tourists who were visiting the iconic site. So far, reports about injuries and possible missing tourists are conflicting with media to speak of one to three injured tourists. +++According to latest information (01:30 pm): A …

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Impressive drone footage shows the landslide in Corinth Canal (video)

The Corinth Canal remains closed to marine traffic after  big rocks fell into the water due to landslides on Monday. The Greek Coast Guard immediately decided to close the Canal for ship and yacht passage. An impressive drone footage by group Up Drones shows the whole damage that has immense …

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Corinth Canal closed to marine traffic after landslide (video)

Greece’s Shipping Ministry closed the Corinth Canal for marine traffic on Monday after torrential rains caused a big landslide and rocks fell in the middle of the canal passage making traffic impossible. The Canal will remain closed for about 15 days, the ministry said. Video footage from the area show …

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Santorini: Landslide kills one American tourist, injures four

One American tourist was killed and four other foreigners were injured when a group of rocks slided down the island of Santorini. According to news portal Zougla, the 52-year-old American was on a donkey ride sight-seeing tour together with his wife, his son and some other foreign citizens.  Shortly after 4 p.m. a group of …

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