Filicudi Volcano | John Seach


Aeolian Islands, Italy

38.58 N, 14.58 E
summit elevation 774 m
Lava dome

Filicudi is an island located 30 km west of Lipari. The summit elevation is Monte Fossa Felci at 774 m. A volcanic rock called Canna is located offshore.

Further reading
Lucchi, F., Santo, A.P., Tranne, C.A., Peccerillo, A. and Keller, J., 2013. Volcanism, magmatism, volcano-tectonics and sea-level fluctuations in the geological history of Filicudi (western Aeolian archipelago). Geological Society, London, Memoirs37(1), pp.113-153.

Santo, A.P., Jacobsen, S.B. and Baker, J., 2004. Evolution and genesis of calc-alkaline magmas at Filicudi volcano, Aeolian Arc (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy). Lithos72(1-2), pp.73-96.

Francalanci, L. and Santo, A.P., 1993. Magmatological evolution of Filicudi volcanoes, Aeolian islands, Italy: constraints from mineralogical, geochemical and isotopic data. Acta Vulcanologica3, pp.203-227.

Filicudi Volcano Eruptions

35,000 ago