One of the 5 most active volcanoes: Stromboli- Italy

Stromboli is a stratovolcano composed of alternating layers of hardened ash, lava and volcanic rocks. The 2002 major eruption caused a small tsunami and damaged Stromboli Village on the north side of the island.

The island of Stromboli is the tip of a massive underwater volcano. The island grows as the volcano continues to pump out fresh lava. A March 6, 2007, eruption added a new 660-foot-wide (200-meter-wide) delta that stretches 160-330 feet (50-100 meters) into the ocean.

I once climbed to the top and got to experience her many amazing explosions! Breathe taking!


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Posted on May 5, 2012, in Earth, volcanoes. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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