Friday, December 10, 2010

Sulfurous Fumaroles

I've never been to Vulcano Island, just 10 miles north of Sicily, but its fumarole (below) is strikingly beautiful. A fumarole is a vent in the Earth that emits steam and volcanic gases.

This is the 'Gran Cratere'. It's huge! That speck at the center of the crater is a tourist...

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