Science: Volcano Harness

Goalless Italy is trying out a scheme for utilizing the steam from active volcanic country. Jets called soffioni from boiling pools have been harnessed by sinking iron tubes to a depth of from 200 to 500 feet. At the surface the steam has a pressure of two atmospheres, and there is evidence of enormous untapped supplies. The system is the idea of Prince Ginori Conti, engineer.


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