Basiluzzo

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Basiluzzo
Island
Basiluzzo
Basiluzzo
Basiluzzo is located in Italy
Basiluzzo
Basiluzzo
Location in Italy
Coordinates: 38°39′48″N 15°06′50″E / 38.66333°N 15.11389°E / 38.66333; 15.11389Coordinates: 38°39′48″N 15°06′50″E / 38.66333°N 15.11389°E / 38.66333; 15.11389
Country  Italy
Province Messina
Comune Lipari
Area
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 0
 • Density 0.0/km2 (0.0/sq mi)
The Aeolian Islands.

Basiluzzo (Italian pronunciation: [baziˈlutt͡so]) is an islet (barely 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi)), and the smallest of eight islands in the Aeolian Islands, a volcanic island chain north of Sicily. In antiquity, the island was named was named "Hycesia".[1]

Media[edit]

It is featured in the Italian film L'avventura, where the characters are on a motor boat looking for somewhere to swim,[2] they sail up to Basiluzzo but decide to travel to Lisca Bianca, another of the Aeolian Islands nearest to Basiluzzo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Talbert, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, (ISBN 0-691-03169-X), Map 46.
  2. ^ "L’Avventura film locations". The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations. Retrieved 9 May 2012.