Stromboli, a small island north of Sicily, is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and famous for its normally small, but regular explosions throwing out glowing lava from several vents inside its summit crater. This activity has been going on for at least 2000 years, as long as there is written memory of the activity, which Stromboli lended its name to, the so-called strombolian activity.
stratovolcano 926 m
Eolian Islands, Italy, 38.79°N / 15.21°E
Recently discovered dinosaur footprints in volcanic ash layers on a remote island volcano challenge the widely accepted theory that dinosaurs got extinct 65 million years ago. Some of them might have survived for much longer.
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