Etna, Italy

photo of Etna, Italy

Lava fountains more than 100 meters high from the summit vent of the SE Crater cone of Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy. This image is from a video copyrighted by David Bryant made during the night of March 22, 2000. Mount Etna is a transitional shield to stratovolcano that has erupted more than 150 times since activity was first recorded in 1500 B.C.

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