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Etna vulkaan
Complex stratovulkaan Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims)
Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°E
Current status: kleine activiteit of uitbarsting waarschuwing (3 out of 5)
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Etna vulkaanuitbarstingen:
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-ongoing(f)
 
Typical eruption style:
Effusive (lavastromen) en mild explosief (strombolian) uitbarstingen. Zowel top en frequente flank uitbarstingen, de laatste lijken te worden die zich in clusters duurzame paar tot een paar tientallen jaren.
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The best place to stay near Mt Etna is no doubt the Corsaro hotel, located a few 100 m from the cable car station at La Sapienza cable car station on Etna South: Hotel Corsaro
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Etna volcano updates and eruption news:

Fri, 22 Feb 2019, 06:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Thu, 21 Feb 2019, 18:00
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 21 Feb 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Thu, 21 Feb 2019, 09:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Thu, 21 Feb 2019, 00:00
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 20 Feb 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Wed, 20 Feb 2019, 12:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Wed, 20 Feb 2019, 00:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 18:00
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 19 Feb 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 06:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 14:15
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 18 Feb 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...meer [Lees alle]
Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 10:57
Etna erupting ash from NE crater as seen last evening from Lipari (!) during extremely clear weather (image: Emanuela Carone / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
For more than a month, sometimes intense ash emissions have been taking place from the NE crater and, to lesser extent, from Bocca Nuova. ...meer [Lees alle]

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