The Lipari or Aeolian Islands are located north east of Sicily. The archipelago includes the continually active volcano of Stromboli. It was another of the islands, named Vulcano after Vulcan, the Roman god of fire, which gave us the word ‘volcano’.
*Further information regarding the extent of this archipelago from the time of the last Last Glacial Maximum is available on the mapmistress website(b) .*