Mt Stromboli: the Constantly Erupting Volcano in Stromboli, Italy

Mt Stromboli: the Constantly Erupting Volcano in Stromboli, Italy

Mt. Stromboli (924 m), not just a tasty Italian dish, but an active volcano of the coast of Italy.  Per the Wikipedia:  " Stromboli is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy (Mt. Stromboli) . It is one of the eight Aeolian Islands, a volcanic arc north of Sicily."  See:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stromboli

Mt. Stromboli (924 m), not just a tasty Italian dish, but an active volcano of the coast of Italy. Per the Wikipedia: " Stromboli is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy (Mt. Stromboli) . It is one of the eight Aeolian Islands, a volcanic arc north of Sicily." See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stromboli

Stromboli, one of the active volcanoes in the Aeolian Islands off of Sicily/Naples.

Stromboli, one of the active volcanoes in the Aeolian Islands off of Sicily/Naples.

The iconic Mt. Stromboli is one of the live volcanoes in Italy. It has an unique constant eruption pattern which occurs roughly every 20 mins and has done so for the past 2000 years. The UFO disk shape of cloud appears on top of Mt. Stromboli in this picture is due to the cooler air condensing when passing over the hot volcano.

The iconic Mt. Stromboli is one of the live volcanoes in Italy. It has an unique constant eruption pattern which occurs roughly every 20 mins and has done so for the past 2000 years. The UFO disk shape of cloud appears on top of Mt. Stromboli in this picture is due to the cooler air condensing when passing over the hot volcano.

Stromboli, Italy Last Eruption: Continuing  Why It’s Cool: The volcano’s smoldering, perfectly shaped cone can be seen from just about everywhere, and it’s especially dramatic on a nighttime boat tour. Getting up close requires a three-hour steep climb through vastly different landscapes. Just don’t be surprised by rumblings and explosive sounds as you near the red glowing crater that spews hot ash, gases, and molten rocks.

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Stromboli, Italy Last Eruption: Continuing Why It’s Cool: The volcano’s smoldering, perfectly shaped cone can be seen from just about everywhere, and it’s especially dramatic on a nighttime boat tour. Getting up close requires a three-hour steep climb through vastly different landscapes. Just don’t be surprised by rumblings and explosive sounds as you near the red glowing crater that spews hot ash, gases, and molten rocks.

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