Chiroma de Boukore volcano

  • Chiroma de Boukore volcano
    The volcanic massif of the Chiroma de Boukore lava domes

    The Chiroma de Boukore volcanic massive is one of the most beautiful areas on Methana peninsula.

The volcano Chiroma de Boukore

The main lava dome of Chiroma de Boukore. (c) Tobias Schorr
The main lava dome of Chiroma de Boukore. (c) Tobias Schorr

The volcanic massif Chiroma de Boukore (Albanian "beautiful place") belongs to a series of lava dome, which probably broke out on a common tectonic fissure. They may also belong to the old caldera. To the west and south of it extends the caldera Stavrolongos with its small lava dome.

Photographs of the Chiroma de Boukore volcano

Old farmer´s building at the Chrioma de Boukore area. (c) Tobias Schorr
Old farmer´s building at the Chrioma de Boukore area. (c) Tobias Schorr
The Chiroma de Boukore summit in winter time. 1991. (c) Tobias Schorr
The Chiroma de Boukore summit in winter time. 1991. (c) Tobias Schorr
One of the Chiroma de Boukore lava domes. (c) Tobias Schorr
One of the Chiroma de Boukore lava domes. (c) Tobias Schorr