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Etna volcano (Italy): flank eruption 24 Dec (Christmas) 2018, first images

Our Etna specialist Emanuela climbed Etna earlier today, witnessing the onset of the new flank eruption in the upper Valle del Bove:
Dense ash plumes are being emitted from the summit crater and fissures which just have opened up at their base, accompanied by violent earth tremors. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
Dense ash plumes are being emitted from the summit crater and fissures which just have opened up at ... [info]
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Dense ash plumes are blown eastward from the eruption site. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
Dense ash plumes are blown eastward from the eruption site. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Ital... [info]
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View of the ash plume from Etna seen from the south. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
View of the ash plume from Etna seen from the south. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia) [info]
(1448 visti)
Ash plumes and a large "smoke ring" - a ring vortex with steam and ash created by a pulse of gas emission from a circular vent. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
Ash plumes and a large "smoke ring" - a ring vortex with steam and ash created by a pulse of gas emi... [info]
(571 visti)
Ash plumes decrease in the evening as the effusion rate stabilizes. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
Ash plumes decrease in the evening as the effusion rate stabilizes. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscov... [info]
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The lava flow has quickly reached the bottom of the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
The lava flow has quickly reached the bottom of the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscov... [info]
(1446 visti)
Strong explosions occur from the summit vent of the New SE crater, erupting dense brown ash plumes. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
Strong explosions occur from the summit vent of the New SE crater, erupting dense brown ash plumes. ... [info]
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Lava fountain at the new eruptive fissure. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
Lava fountain at the new eruptive fissure. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia) [info]
(511 visti)
View towards the summit area at dusk - ash emissions from the summit vents and lava flow from the lower fissure vent. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
View towards the summit area at dusk - ash emissions from the summit vents and lava flow from the lo... [info]
(491 visti)
View onto the main lava flow reaching the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
View onto the main lava flow reaching the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia... [info]
(461 visti)
Front of the lava flow. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
Front of the lava flow. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia) [info]
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The main lava flow descending into the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
The main lava flow descending into the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia) [info]
(437 visti)

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