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Strong degassing and small explosions from Stromboli's summit vents yesterday (INGV Catania)
Friday, Dec 12, 2014
Activity has remained low - there is no lava effusion. At the vents in the summit craters, there are occasional small explosions and strong degassing. ... [more]
Strombolian acttivity at the summit vents of Stromboli (INGV)
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
Lava effusion seems to have stopped completely since about a week ago. Small strombolian explosions continue to occur sporadically from vents in the northern and central crater terrace at the summit. ... [more]

Volcanoes of Europe (excl. Iceland and Jan Mayen)

- volcanoes of Iceland
- Jan Mayen and other volcanoes in the N Atlantik
This region is marked by traditions of record-keeping that go back thousands of years and by generations of historians devoted to mining those records. It is often called the "Cradle of Western Civilization," but it is also very much the cradle of volcanology. The earliest known documentation of volcanism is an Anatolian wall painting of a nearby cinder cone eruption around 6200 BC; the vigorous record of Etna goes back to 1500 BC; and the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, with the burial of Pompeii, continues to serve today as an object lesson in volcanism. The region has given us the first documented "new mountain," Monte Nuovo, in 1538, the first "new island" at Santorini, in 197 BC, and the word "volcano" itself (derived from Vulcan, the Roman god of fire). (Citation from the Global Volcanism Program (Smithsonian Institution):)

Satellite images of volcanoes in Southern Europe

Etna
Etna
Etna
Etna
Stromboli
Stromboli
Methana Volcano Peninsula
Methana Volcano Peninsula
Kameni Volcano (Santorini)
Kameni Volcano (Santorini)
Nisyros Volcano
Nisyros Volcano

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