Books about Mt. Etna
von D. K. Chester, A. M. Duncan
Stanford University Press (January 1, 1986)
Paperback (404 Seiten)
Although not up to date when it comes to recent eruptions and recent research, this book, unfortunately out of print and hard to get nowadays, is still a classic work about Etna. Very well written, it covers many aspects of the phenomenon volcano of Etna, from the ethymology of its name, the cultural history of its environment, Etna's, detailed accounts of past eruptions (prior to 86), geological background and the volcano's evolution. Mehr...
von Chris Kilburn, Bill McGuire
Terra Publishing (UK) (September 1, 2001)
Paperback (166 Seiten)
"Italian Volcanoes" presents the origin and geology of Itay's volcanism and has individual chapters devoted to each active volcano. It contains descriptions and geological information for a number of important eruptions (e.g. the huge eruption of Etna in 1669) and modern interpretations to explain the causes and underlying processes. For Etna, it has 39 pages divided into general descriptions and a field guide. As the companion book "Volcanoes of Europe", "Italian Volcanoes" provide well-written and easily understandable information for everyone seriously interested in the fascinating world of active volcanism in Italy. Mehr...