Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre, Faial

Faial, Azores, Portugal

Faial  Island was devastated by a  volcanic eruption in 1957. Ash and lava destroyed homes and livelihoods but added new land, still a field of black lava.

Visit Capelinhos interpretation centre to understand the power of the earth’s molten centre to shape or destroy.  The displays are dramatic to captivate everyone, and also give scientific information, great for science and geology students.

Faial, Azores, Portugal

 

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