Pantelleria Volcano | John Seach



36.77 N, 12.02 E
summit elevation 836
shield volcano

Pantelleria Island is located 100 km SW of Sicily and 72 km east of Tunisia.

A shallow submarine eruption occurred in 1891 about 5 km northwest of the NW coast of Pantelleria. The eruption lasted for 8 days and ejected steam and scoria to a height of 20 m.

Further reading
Neave, David A., et al. "Melting, differentiation and degassing at the Pantelleria volcano, Italy." Journal of Petrology 53.3 (2012): 637-663.

Mahood, Gail A., and Wes Hildreth. "Geology of the peralkaline volcano at Pantelleria, Strait of Sicily." Bulletin of Volcanology 48.2 (1986): 143-172.

Cornette, Yves, et al. "Recent volcanic history of Pantelleria: a new interpretation." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 17.1-4 (1983): 361-373.

Pantelleria Volcano Eruptions