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Private tours on Etna volcano
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Complesso stratovulcano Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims)
Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°E
(4 di 5)
Eruzioni del vulcano Etna:
Near continuously active; some major historic eruptions include 122 BC (large Plinian outbursts that created the small caldera of the "Cratere del Piano"), 1669 AD (devastating flank eruption that destroyed 15 villages and part of Catania), 1787 (Subplinian eruption and one of the most spectacular summit eruptions on record - lava fountains reportedly up to 3000 m high).Eruptions since 1950 (f: flank / s: summit activity):
1950 (s), 1950-51(f), 1955 (s), 1956 (s), 1956 (f), 1957 (s),1960 (s), 1961 (s), 1964 (f), 1964 (s), 1966 (s), 1966-1971(s), 1968 (f), 1971(f), 1972-1973 (s), 1974 (f), 1974-1975 (s), 1975-1977 (f), 1977-1978 (s), 1978 (f), 1979(s), 1979 (f), 1980 (s), 1981 (s), 1981 (f),1982-1983 (s), 1983(f), 1984(s), 1985(s), 1985(f), 1986(s), 1986-1987 (f), 1987(s), 1988(s), 1989(s), 1989(f), 1990 (s), 1991-93(f), 1995(s), 1996(s), 1997 (s), 1998 (s), 1999 (s), 2000 (s), 2001(s), 2001 (f), 2002(s), 2002-03(f), 2004-2005 (f), 2006 (s), 2007 (s), 2008-2009 (f), 2010(s), 2011-2013(s), 2014-18, 2018(f), 2019 (s), 2020 (s)
Stile eruttivo tipico:
Attività quasi continua ai crateri sommitali con esplosioni di tipo stromboliano ed episodi periodici di fontane di lava associati a colate. Ad intervalli irregolari di anni (da pochi mesi a diversi decenni) avvengono eruzioni laterali che producono effusioni di lava spesso associate a moderata attività esplosiva.
Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20201007/0635Z SPORADIC ASH EMISSIONS STILL ONGOING
mer, 7 ott 2020, 16:30
16:30 PM | AUTORE: VN
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 7 Oct 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX01 at 16:25 UTC, 07/10/20 from LFPW
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/29
INFO SOURCE: VONA, INGV WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20201007/0635Z SPORADIC ASH EMISSIONS
OBS VA DTG: 07/1620Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL080/120
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/2220Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0420Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1020Z NO VA EXP
RMK: NO ASH CLOUD IS PRODUCED
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=
The strombolian activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels characterized by minor ash emissions. ... leggere tutti
The activity of the volcano continues with little changes, characterized by mild to moderate, near continuous strombolian explosions from the saddle vent of the New SE crater. leggere tutti
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