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Volcano Eruption Seen from Space: NASA Catches Stromboli Burst

NASA captures a photo of Italy's Stromboli Volcano erupting. Yes, we're only posting because it's called the "Stromboli Volcanco."

I have few rules in life, but a new one is that whenever NASA captures the eruption of a volcano that shares the name of a delicious Italian treat, I have to spread it far and wide. So here you go, the Stromboli Volcano, the northernmost of Italy's Aeolian Islands:



Actually, it seems like an eruption of the Stromboli volcano isn't all that rare.

[M]ild eruptions of Italy’s Stromboli Volcano are so frequent and numerous that an entire style of volcanism—strombolian—is named after the volcano.

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Delicious. And, yes, if you're wondering, it does seem like the Calzone-like food was named after the volcano. Perhaps having something to do with the center being boiling-lava hot.

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