Fiumicino, Jebel al Zubair & Tjörnes Fracture Zone

Fiumicino Few have missed the “Vulcanettos” (Mudcanoes) erupting in Fiumicino lately. The main goal for the Italian authorities seems to have been to find out whom to blame for it and not finding out the root cause. First two small mudcanoes appeared in a roundabout close to the airport at Fiumicino. Samples were taken and…

The Italian Affair

My family owns a perfect piece of nasty swamp. It started its days as a mountain lake that probably contained trout and other nice things, but over the years it silted up and it slowly turned into a swamp. Some twenty years ago it was totally covered up with peat and turned into a rather…