Linosa Volcano | John Seach


Mediterranean Sea, Italy

35.88 N, 12.38 E
summit elevation 195 m
Volcano type?

Linosa volcano is located in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and Tunisia.

Linosa island contains three craters:
Monte Rosso (Mount Red), Monte Nero (Mount Black) and Monte Vulcano (Mount Volcano). The island summit is Monte Vulcano.

Further reading
Romagnoli, C., et al. "New insights on the evolution of the Linosa volcano (Sicily Channel) from the study of its submarine portions." Marine Geology 419 (2020): 106060.

Bindi, L., Tasselli, F., Olmi, F., Peccerillo, A. and Menchetti, S., 2002. Crystal chemistry of clinopyroxenes from Linosa Volcano, Sicily Channel, Italy: implications for modelling the magmatic plumbing system. Mineralogical Magazine66(6), pp.953-968.

Linosa Volcano Eruptions

Unknown eruptions.