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Stromboli, Italy

The island of Stromboli is an active volcano in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily.

The volcano has been active for at least the last 2,000 years. Explosions occur at the summit craters with mild to moderate eruptions of incandescent volcanic bombs at intervals ranging from minutes to hours.

These mildly explosive eruptions are also occasionally punctuated by much larger eruptions. The largest eruption of the last hundred years occurred in 1930, and resulted in the deaths of several people and the destruction of a number of houses by flying volcanic bombs.

View a video of Stromboli on Google Maps

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