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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

yup - the Med is correct...

edit - some more clues:
the shot was taken from an rather famous, even if small island looking to the NE...
and look at the beach in the first image...

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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Is this another view of the same island?
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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

seaduction - this is the island i took the shot from, although right from the opposite side...
your image is taken from the SW looking NE and as mentioned - the island in question lies NE of this one...
not really hard to get it from here - is it?

another image from that rock now looking S, fancy that stairway over which all the construction material had been carried to the summit in 1905abouts.

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Stromboli (Sicilian: Struògnuli, Ancient Greek: Στρογγύλη, Strongulē) is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy. It is one of the eight Aeolian Islands, a volcanic arc north of Sicily. This name is derived from the Ancient Greek name Strongulē which was given to it because of its round swelling form. The island's population is between 400 and 850. The volcano has erupted many times, and is constantly active with minor eruptions, often visible from many points on the island and from the surrounding sea, giving rise to the island's nickname "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean". The last major eruption was on April 13, 2009. Stromboli stands 926 m (3,034 ft) above sea level,[2] but actually rises over 2,000 m (6,500 ft) above the sea floor. There are three active craters at the peak. A significant geological feature of the volcano is the Sciara del Fuoco ("Stream of fire"), a big horseshoe-shaped depression generated in the last 13,000 years by several collapses on the northwestern side of the cone. Two kilometers to the northeast lies Strombolicchio, the volcanic plug remnant of the original volcano.
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strombolicchio (meaning "little stromboli") it is...
congratulations seaduction... but you had it already hours ago, didn't you?

and stromboli is really an amazing sight when you pass westwards at nights... it spits small amounts of lava every 20 min or so - if you are lucky, you might see a bigger eruption when the lava flies 100 - 200 m up...
those constant, small and explosive eruptions of stromboli even found their way into science terminology.
geologists speak of "strombolian" eruptions...

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I'm sure everyone has anchored in here, if there was space.
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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Very bad fake colors and no nice boats in that picture, how about this:


Now I wish I could remember where that was

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Your photo is much nicer. I did not take the photo in question, but it is rather gaudy (
). I believe you will be posting a picture shortly now since you know the harbor we speak of?

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Wishing everyone peace, health and happiness during the holidays and throughout the new year
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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

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Wishing everyone peace, health and happiness during the holidays and throughout the new year
Thanks, Seaduction... that your regular dockspace??

It's not your turn, but I'm guessing Melbourne Fl...
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