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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 →

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 →
Mappa Isole Eolie

Map of the Eolian Islands

Questa opzione non funziona correttamente. Sfortunatamente, il tuo browser non supporta gli Inline FrameSeven are the Aeolian Islands, located to the north of Sicily in the province of Messina. All of volcanic origin, with a currently active volcano (Stromboli) and two others with a record of historical eruptions (Vulcano and Lipari) and one in fumarolic […] ... 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 →
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 →

The colors of the Aeolian Islands

The colors of the Aeolian Islands In the north-east of Sicily there is a corner of paradise where the mystery of nature is reflected seven times in the waters of a crystal clean sea. One has the impression to admire something that belongs at the beginning of the world, the seven islands of the archipelago […] ... Continue Reading →