Stromboli photos

24 August 2006

The summit craters shortly before the big changes in 2007, aerial photos taken from a helicopter.

24 August 2006
Approaching from the North; note path and emergency shelters in the foregound. Etna far left; Vulcano, Lipari and Panarea behind Vancori ridge; Salina far right.
24 August 2006
NE crater in the foreground. All vents are within a small caldera-like depression which is tilted away from Pizzo (left), towards Sciara del Fuoco (right).
24 August 2006
The summit craters are clearly aligned along a linear fissure. The mountains of Calabria behind Pizzo, top left.
24 August 2006
Close-up of the crater chain (Northeast crater cut by the left margin). A rather tall hornito has formed in Southwest crater, right.
24 August 2006
Looking back towards the crater terrace and Pizzo (top right). Note the prominent dike in the centre of the photo.
Copyright: Carolina Fragapane