Gurna di Fondachello (Sicily, Italy)

Fondachello bubbling waters

Type: Bubbling Water
Description: This site is located very close to the Ionian Sea coast. It is an artificial water channel with bubbling gas at its bottom through cracks in the concrete floor. The area is into private land. Access is through a gate on a dirty road that starts from the road that goes from Fondachello to the park of Fiumefreddo river.

Point of contact for this site:
Francesco Parello, (University of Palermo, DiSTeM)

No measurements available for this site.

Bibliographic references for this site

Caracausi A, Italiano F, Nuccio P M, Paonita A, Rizzo A , 2003,Evidence of deep magma degassing and ascent by geochemistry of peripheral gas emissions at Mt. Etna (Italy): assessment of the magmatic reservoir pressure., Journal of Geophysical Research, vol.108, n.B10, pp. 2463, DOI: 10.1029/2002JB002095

D'Alessandro W., F. Parello, M. Valenza, 1996,Gas manifestations of Mt. Etna area: historical notices and new geochemical data (1990-93), Acta Vulcanologica, vol.8, n.1, pp. 23-29

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