Definitions for "Strombolian eruption"
Short-lived eruptions that throw out blocks and bombs. Lava flows also occur.
Derived from the volcano Stromboli, these eruptions, typically intermittent and of short duration, throw out blocks, bombs and lava flows. Stromboli is one of the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily and has been almost continuously in eruption for at least the past 2,400 years.
A type of volcanic eruption characterized by jetting of clots or fountains of fluid basaltic lava from a central crater.