Stromboli

Interesting Facts about Stromboli!!!! 

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Some interesting facts are:
  • The rock is over 2000 years old!
  • Stromboli has erupted in 2011 and still currently erupting!
  • Stromboli is right in the middle of the Aeolian Islands
    and north of Sicily.
  • It is a Stratovolcano. 
  • It's elevation is 926 m (3,038 ft)
  • The easiest route to get to the top is to........ hike.
  • Stromboli has had one continuous eruption that has been lasting for almost 20,000 years!!!!
  • 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 lava . Large eruptions occur at different  times of years to decades, and the most recent large eruption began in 2002, causing the closure of the island to non-residents for several months. The eruption started with a lava flow along the "Sciara del Fuoco" army force that rapidly reached the sea.
  • Strromboli