Grotta dei Lamponi

Cave of the Raspberries

Useful Information

Location: Mt. Etna, Sicily. Northern slopes of the mountain, start from Pista Altomontana north of the summit. Località Lave dei Dammusi. (37° 49' 15" N, 15° 00' 43" E)
Open: no restrictions.
Fee: free.
Classification: Speleologylava tube
Light: bring torch.
Dimension: L=800 m, VR=75 m, A=1,745 m asl
Guided tours:
Bibliography: S. Calvari, H. Pinkerton (1999): Lava tube morphology on Etna and evidence for lava flow emplacement mechanisms, Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, ISSN 0377-0273, 1999, vol. 90, no3-4, pp. 263-280 (1 p.1/4)
Address: Tel: +39-0
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1614-24 cave formed.