Alicudi Volcano | John Seach


Aeolian Islands, Italy

38.53 N, 14.36 E
summit elevation 675 m
lava domes

Alicudi is the western most of the seven Aeolian islands.
The island is about 26 miles west of Lipari, has a total area of 5.2 sq km.

Further reading
Lucchi, F., Peccerillo, A., Tranne, C.A., Rossi, P.L., Frezzotti, M.L. and Donati, C., 2013. Volcanism, calderas and magmas of the Alicudi composite volcano (western Aeolian archipelago). Geological Society, London, Memoirs37(1), pp.83-111.

Peccerillo, A., Kempton, P.D., Harmon, R.S., Wu, T.W., Santo, A.P., Boyce, A.J. and Tripodo, A., 1993. Petrological and geochemical characteristics of the Alicudi volcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy: implications for magma genesis and evolution. Acta Vulcanologica3, pp.235-249.

Peccerillo, A. and Wu, T.W., 1992. Evolution of calc-alkaline magmas in continental arc volcanoes: evidence from Alicudi, Aeolian Arc (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy). Journal of Petrology33(6), pp.1295-1315.

Alicudi Volcano Eruptions

50,000 years ago.