Salina Volcano | John Seach


Aeolian Islands, Italy

38.635 N, 014.877 E,
summit elevation 965 m

Salina's highest peak Monte Fossa delle Felci is the tallest in the Aeolian islands. It is 38 m higher than Stromboli volcano.
Crater of Pollara has a diameter about 1 km.

Salina Island - John Seach

Further reading
Nazzareni, S., Skogby, H. and Zanazzi, P.F., 2011. Hydrogen content in clinopyroxene phenocrysts from Salina mafic lavas (Aeolian arc, Italy). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology162(2), pp.275-288.

Gertisser, R. and Keller, J., 2000. From basalt to dacite: origin and evolution of the calc-alkaline series of Salina, Aeolian Arc, Italy. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology139(5), pp.607-626.

Ventura, G., 1998. Kinematic significance of mingling-rolling structures in lava flows: a case study from Porri Volcano (Salina, Southern Tyrrhenian Sea). Bulletin of Volcanology59(6), pp.394-403.

Salina Volcano Eruptions

11,000 to 13,000 years ago