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Mount Etna, ItalyPhotograph by Carsten Peter, National Geographic"Perched above the lighted city of Catania, Italy, Mount Etna hurls a fountain of fire skyward as rivers of lava spill down its flanks. In spite of its dazzling displays, Mount Etna is a relatively safe volcano with rare, compact eruptions and slow-flowing lava that gives people a chance to escape.Outbursts of lava and ash are nothing new for Mount Etna – eruptions have been reported here for more than three millennia. At about 10,900 ft (3,330 m), Mount Etna is considered Europe’s highest volcano, and despite the occasional nuisance of an eruption, during the winter months skiers flock to the snow covered slopes. Note the veil of ash falling out of the ash and smoke plume.”Also it’s in today’s EPOD.
Mount Etna, Italy

Photograph by Carsten Peter, National Geographic

"Perched above the lighted city of Catania, Italy, Mount Etna hurls a fountain of fire skyward as rivers of lava spill down its flanks. In spite of its dazzling displays, Mount Etna is a relatively safe volcano with rare, compact eruptions and slow-flowing lava that gives people a chance to escape.

Outbursts of lava and ash are nothing new for Mount Etna – eruptions have been reported here for more than three millennia. At about 10,900 ft (3,330 m), Mount Etna is considered Europe’s highest volcano, and despite the occasional nuisance of an eruption, during the winter months skiers flock to the snow covered slopes. Note the veil of ash falling out of the ash and smoke plume.”

Also it’s in today’s EPOD.



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