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Thermal images of the active lava flow on the Sciara and the crater area with small explosions (INGV Catania)
Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014
The lava effusion continues at reduced rate, feeding an active flow on the upper part of the Sciara del Fuoco west of the previous main flow. ... [more]
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli this morning
Friday, Sep 05, 2014
Lava effusion from the 650 m vent at the northern base of the NE crater has dropped strongly or even (almost) stopped during the past days. At the same time, weak explosions and ash emissions have become more frequent from the summit vents. ... [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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