（Ἡφαίστιον). A name given to a region in the extremity of
Lycia, near Phaselis, from which fire issued when a burning torch was applied to the surface.
This was owing to the naphtha with which the soil was impregnated (Epist. 79).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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