Salinella Vallone Salato (Sicily, Italy)

Salinelle at Vallone Salato

Type: Bubbling Water
Description: This site is characterised by focused degassing that occurs in mud volcanoes located in the open country. The volcanoes have a nice shield shape and occupy an area of about 4500 m2. The area is located a few kilometers SE of the town of Paternò. Access is possible from the road connecting Paternò to Valcorrente. The site is into private property.

Point of contact for this site:
Salvatore Giammanco, (INGV, Catania)

No measurements available for this site.

Bibliographic references for this site

Chiodini G., Frondini F., Raco B., 1996,Diffuse emission of CO2 from the Fossa crater, Vulcano Island (Italy)., Bulletin of Volcanology, vol.58, n.1, pp. 41-50, DOI: n/a

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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