Guidebook Stromboli
island

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Stromboli, an island where sky, sea, earth and fire meet to merge with you!

Etymology of the name: the Greeks called it Stroggüle”, the Romans called it “Strongyle“, in the Sicilian dialect it was called Strònguli“, which means round, spinning top; the islanders call it “Iddu” (He).

Origin: volcanic.

Volcanic activity: its activity is constant and has a regular rhythm. The explosions are intermittent and last a few seconds, at intervals of 10 -20 minutes.

Age: it is the second youngest after Alicudi. Volcanic activity began 160,000 years ago and continues until today.

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