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Basalt lava outcrop at the beach

from Wikipedia:

Stromboli is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy. It is one of the eight Aeolian Islands, a volcanic arc north of Sicily.

Strombolicchio is a sea stack of volcanic origin close to the island of Stromboli in the Aeolian Islands of Italy. Geologically, Strombolicchio is a volcanic plug of extremely hard compacted basalt resistant to erosion. A lighthouse is located on its summit.

Copyright: Bernhard Ehrminger
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10924x5462
Taken: 13/04/2009
Uploaded: 23/04/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015


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