Definition of Solfatara. Meaning of Solfatara. Synonyms of Solfatara

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Definition of Solfatara

Solfatara
Solfatara Sol`fa*ta"ra, n.[It., from solfo brimstone, sulphur, L. sulfur, E. sulphur.] (Geol.) A volcanic area or vent which yields only sulphur vapors, steam, and the like. It represents the stages of the volcanic activity.

Meaning of Solfatara from wikipedia

- ground. A fumarole that emits sulfurous gases can be referred to as a solfatara (from old Italian solfo, "sulfur", although the modern Italian spelling...
- Solfatara (Italian: Solfatara di Pozzuoli) is a shallow volcanic crater at Pozzuoli, near Naples, part of the Phlegraean Fields (Italian: Campi Flegrei)...
- stink), referring to the sulfuric fumes in the area, most notably from Solfatara. Pozzuoli itself lies in the centre of the Campi Flegrei, a volcanic caldera...
- town of Pozzuoli. There are also effusive gaseous manifestations in the Solfatara crater, the mythological home of the Roman god of fire, Vulcan. This area...
- first isolated, e.g. Sulfolobus solfataricus was first isolated in the Solfatara volcano. Other species can be found throughout the world in areas of volcanic...
- ago. Solfatara Plateau 44°43′53″N 110°32′45″W / 44.73139°N 110.54583°W / 44.73139; -110.54583 (Solfatara Plateau), 8,166 feet (2,489 m) Solfatara is...
- evidence of ancient eruptions; however, also included in this area is Solfatara, a shallow volcanic crater still emitting jets of sulfur fumes and, thus...
- National Park Faraglioni Herculaneum Paestum Pompeii Santa Sofia, Benevento Solfatara Sorrento Peninsula Stabiae Trinità della Cava Vesuvius National Park Villa...
- National Park Faraglioni Herculaneum Paestum Pompeii Santa Sofia, Benevento Solfatara Sorrento Peninsula Stabiae Trinità della Cava Vesuvius National Park Villa...
- the Solfatara volcano (which it was subsequently named after) in 1980 by two Germans microbiologists Karl Setter and Wolfram Zillig, in Solfatara volcano...