Ilion (Thessaly and Central Greece)

Type: Bubbling Water
Description: Thermal spring close to the sea at the eastern entrance of the village of Ilion. The spring is in a small hole in the middle of the road along the beach protected by an iron grid. The water flows through a tube to the sea. Abundant gas is bubbling in the water. Presence of thick iron oxide and carbonate deposits. In the sea for at least 200 m going east the sand and rocks underwater are stained with iron oxides and sometimes gas bubbling is visible.


Point of contact for this site:
Walter D'Alessandro, walter.dalessandro@ingv.it (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos, ckiriako@geol.uoa.gr (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

No measurements available for this site.



Bibliographic references for this site

D’Alessandro W., Li Vigni L., Gagliano A.L., Calabrese S., Kyriakopoulos K., Daskalopoulou K., 2020,CO2 release to the atmosphere from thermal springs of Sperchios Basin and northern Euboea (Greece): The contribution of “hidden” degassing, Applied Geochemistry, vol.119, pp. 104660, DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2020.104660


Daskalopoulou K., Calabrese S., Grassa F., Kyriakopoulos K. , Parello F., Tassi F., D’Alessandro W., 2018,Origin of methane and light hydrocarbons in natural fluid emissions: A key study from Greece, Chemical Geology, vol.479, pp. 286-301, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.01.027


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