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Island of Thera (Santorin) in eruption of 1866. Horseshoe shape created during cataclysmic eruption c1500 BC. May have created tidal wave destroying Knossus. Perhaps gave rise to Atlantis legend. Colour-printed engraving 1874.

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Island of Thera (Santorin) in eruption of 1866. Horseshoe shape created during cataclysmic eruption c1500 BC.  May have created tidal wave destroying Knossus. Perhaps gave rise to Atlantis legend. Colour-printed engraving 1874.