Volcanoes on the Eolian Islands (7)

Alicudi | Filicudi | Lipari | Panarea | Salina | Stromboli | Vulcano
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Alicudi

(Stratovolcano 675 m / 2215 ft)
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Filicudi

(Stratovolcano(es) 773 m / 2536 ft)
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Lipari

(stratovolcano 602 m)
Obsidian block from the Rocce Rosse lava flow on Lipari Island
Obsidian block from the Rocce Rosse lava flow on Lipari Island
Lipari, the ancient Meligunis, is the largest island of the Eolian Archipelago and its economic and cultural center. [more]

Panarea

(Stratovolcano(es) 399 m / 1309 ft)
Panarea, the smallest island in the Aeolian Archipelago, lies on the western side of a shallow platform whose shelf margin is at about 130 m depth. It was one of the first volcanoes of the Eolian Islands to form, but might have been active until 10-20,000 years ago.
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Salina

(Stratovolcano(es) 962 m / 3156 ft)
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Stromboli

(stratovolcano 926 m)
Powerful strombolian eruption from Stromboli volcano
Powerful strombolian eruption from Stromboli volcano
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... [more]

Vulcano

(Stratovolcano 500 m)
View of the crater of La Fossa volcano, Vulcano Island.
View of the crater of La Fossa volcano, Vulcano Island.
Vulcano, named after the Roman god of Fire, is the southernmost of the Eolian Islands north of Sicily, Italy. Vulcano has an active volcano (also called the Fossa) that has had frequent eruptions documented since Ancient times. [more]
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