a vent in a volcanic area, from which smoke and gases arise
Origin of fumaroleItalian fumaruolo ; from Late Latin fumariolum, smoke hole, diminutive of Late Latin fumarium, chimney ; from fumus, smoke: see fume
A hole in a volcanic area from which hot smoke and gases escape.
Origin of fumaroleItalian fumarola, from Late Latin f&umacron;mariolum, smoke hole, diminutive of Latin f&umacron;marium, smoke chamber, from f&umacron;mus, smoke.
Rincón de la Vieja National Park, Costa Rica
- An opening in the ground that emits steam and gases due to volcanic activity.
- 2003: Masaya did not offer an opportunity to sample high-temperature fumaroles, but its neighbors, Momotombo and Cerro Negro volcanoes, are noted for their fumarolic activity — L.J. Wardell, P. Delmelle, T. Fischer, J.L. Lewicki, E. Malavassi, J. Stix, W. Strauch, Volcanic gas workshop features state-of-the-art measurement techniques.
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From the Italian fumarola.