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 fūmāriolum smoke hole diminutive of Latin fūmārium smoke chamber from fūmus 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.