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Santorini: The Ground Is Moving Again in Paradise
March 13, 2012
Santorini, a tourist magnet famous for its breathtaking cliffs and sunsets, sits atop an active volcano. That caldera is awake after more than 60 years of activity and deforming at levels never seen before. Georgia Tech's Andrew Newman has more than 20 GPS stations on the island and is keeping a close eye on a potential eruption.
Georgia Institute of Technology
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