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The volcanoes

The volcanic activity of the Aeolian Islands  On the other islands are found only modest  activities fumarolic  and esalative, while the seismic activity that characterizes them is much lower than the most active volcanic areas. The last eruption of Lipari dates back to 580 BC, while a volcano is the most recent eruption occurred in 1888-1890. In recent […] ... Continue Reading →

Stromboli wave 2003

Stromboli wave 2003 ... Continue Reading →

Stromboli with the civil protection 14/1/2003

Stromboli with the civil protection 14/1/2003 ... Continue Reading →

Eolie photo gallery

Eolie photo gallery ... Continue Reading →

The history of the Aeolian Islands

An ancient historyFrom the book “The Aeolian islands” published by the Tourist office – LipariThe history of the Aeolian islands is basically identical to that of the island of Lipari. The first human settlers came there from Sicily in the Middle Neolithic period (from the fourth millenim BC), in small rudimentary boats. They were farmers […] ... Continue Reading →

The plant landscape of the Aeolian islands

The formation of the  Aeolian Islands took place during the last 500,000 years (second the last datings made by volcanologists) and, unlike many Mediterranean islands, total autonomy in relation to land nearby, with which the archipelago seems not be ever came into contact area. The populations of plants and animals that are hosted in  Aeolian […] ... Continue Reading →

The fauna of the Aeolian Islands

The formation of the main volcanic Aeolian arch took place during the last 500,000 years (second the last  datings made by volcanologists) and, unlike many Mediterranean islands, total autonomy in relation to land nearby, with which the archipelago seems not be ever came into contact area. The populations of plants and animals that are hosted in    […] ... Continue Reading →

Lipari island

Lipari Island (Meligunis) Area 38.6 sq km Population 10,690Height above sea level: 602 m (Monte Chirica) Location: 38.48 ° N, 14.95 ° E Total area: 38 square kilometers (Lipari) Lipari is the largest and most geologically complex of the Aeolian Islands, as well as the administrative center (the town of Lipari) for all the islands with […] ... Continue Reading →

The Archaeological Museum in Lipari

SECTION IIt is located in the ancient palace of the bishops, next to the Cathedral, built in the seventeenth century. Materials of the excavations of the Acropolis of LipariROOM I – On display are the materials of the two older stages of the Neolithic Eoliano.ROOM II – Materials of the third and fourth phase of the […] ... Continue Reading →
Maschera Museo di Lipari

General information on the Aeolian Islands

HISTORY History The Aeolian islands were populated at the beginning of the fourth millennium BC from people coming from Sicily, pushed from the immense economic resource offering from obsidian erupted from the volcano of Mount Pelato. The obsidian, a volcanic glass cutting black, was sought when they had spread the metalworking and formed the basis […] ... Continue Reading →