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Stromboli volcano (Italy), eruption news: new effusive eruption
Lava flow at Stromboli volcano (archive photo)
Stromboli volcano erupted today with a new lava flow.(27 Feb. 2006), as we had forecasted in July.
After a strong increase in its typical strombolian activity (which had been on very high levels throught the past 36 months), two effusive fissures appeared in the upper region of the Sciara del Fuoco beneath the summit craters. The new vents feed two lava flow, one of which ahas already reached the sea. This marks the first effusive eruption with lava flowing outside the craters at Stromboli since the last effusive eruption from Dec. 2002 to July 2003.
INGV and local newspapers report that scientific staff is on their way to montior the situation. At present the eruption poses no danger to people or property on the island. As a precaution in case of an emergency evacuation, two ferries have been ordered standby near the island.
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lundi, nov. 13, 2006
We gladly announce two new study&walking tours we can offer you in Italy: one to the Bay of Naples from 8-15 April and a two-weeks tour of the Eolian Islands from 6-18 May 2007. Both tours will be guided by our Italian geologist Marta who is a true insider in both areas.[details]
samedi, juil. 29, 2006
A set of photos from our recent expediton to Nyiragongo volcano has been posted. The next tour to see this unique volcano and the endangered mountain gorilllas of the Virunga volcanic chain is now set to 21-28 Jan. 2007. Details on this page.[details]
lundi, avril 17, 2006
Because of the recent interesting volcanic activity at Merapi and Semeru volcano on Java, we point to two tours with open spaces for last-minute individual bookings:
vendredi, mars 10, 2006
Due to lack of participants, we decided to cancel the tour to North Sulawesi and postpone it to 2007. As an interesting alternative, we can offer a special trekking tour in Java and Bali from 5-20 August instead. There are two open spaces available.[details]
samedi, mars 04, 2006
We hare glad to announce that we can now offer an additional date for the tour on Nisyros island, Greece, this autumn: 6-15 October 2006. Details to the tour are found here. [details]
Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:
: In the afternoon of 17 Oct, a particularly violent explosion occurred at Anak Krakatau, blasting away a portion of the southern crater rim. A similar event might have been the final trigger for the catastrophic landslide that let the cone collapse and cause a devastating tsunami on 22 Dec 2018.
Volcano and photo tour to Java, Indonesia
: Visit Java's famous volcanoes: Krakatau, Merapi, Bromo, Semeru, Ijen and others, crossing Java from west to east. This study and photography trip for a small exclusive group is one of our classic and best tours.
Desert, Salt & Volcanoes
: One of our best volcano expeditions! Stay 3 full days / nights at the active lava lake of Erta Ale, explore the wonders of Dallol and the Danakil desert in northern Ethiopia. 14 days expedition during Nov-March, small groups, guided by geologist.