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Lipari Islands

Lipari Islands, the name of a group of volcanic islands situated about 24 miles N. of Sicily. They are named after Lipari, the largest, and include also Stromboli, Vulcano, and others. They produce corn and fruit, as well as alum, sulphur, and nitre. The celebrated crater of Vulcano was visited by General Cockburn (1812).