The island of Stromboli is part of the Aeolian archipelago. It is a volcano in constant volcanic activity, populated and visited for centuries. Its main morphological feature is the Sciara del Fuoco: a steep slope that descends from the craters down to below sea level, where most of the volcanic erupted material pours out.
Ordinary volcanic activity is characterised by explosions every 10-20 minutes, known as 'Strombolian', although more intense and dangerous 'major' and 'paroxysmal' explosions may occur, as well as effusive eruptions. Volcano activity can cause further dangerous phenomena such as landslides, tsunamis, fires and earthquakes.

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