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Volcano, Stromboli Island, off northeastern Sicily, Italy. One of Europe's most active volcanoes, it is 3,038 ft (926 m) high. Though the last serious eruption was in 1921, lava flows continuously from its crater to the sea. Tourists are attracted to the island by its volcano, climate, and beaches.
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