Aeolian Islands

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Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
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The Aeolian Islands.
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Inscription2000 (24t Session)

The Aeolian Islands (Italian: Isole Eolie, pronounced [ˈiːzole eˈɔːlje], Sicilian: Ìsuli Eoli, Greek: Αιολίδες Νήσοι, Aiolides Nisoi) are a volcanic airchipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea north o Sicily, named efter the demigod o the winds Aeolus.[1]

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  1. Mike Dixon-Kennedy. Encyclopedia of Greco-Roman mythology. p. 15. ISBN 1-57607-094-8. 

Coordinates: 38°32′N 14°54′E / 38.533°N 14.900°E / 38.533; 14.900