Italy's Volcanoes: The Cradle of Volcanology

Excellent Science Site Award Science Site of the DayFor many it's just the country of pizza, pasta, mafia and O Sole Mio. Here you shall discover that Italy is actually the country with some of the most most famous, most dangerous, most active and most versatile volcanoes on Earth. After your visit you will understand why Italy fully merits being called


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