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The lava fountains start to increase. The eruption at its peak with 600-800 m high lava fountains.

Etna volcano paroxysm 19 July 2011 photos

The 6th paroxysm in 2011 of Etna's New SE crater occurred early on 19 July. Tom and a group of VolcanoDiscovery during the Stromboli to Etna tour were lucky to witness this extraordinary eruption.
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At the time we arrive on the scene, the lava fountains start to rise sharply, reaching 3-500 m and feeding the advancing lava flow. The dense column of ash is blown to the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At the time we arrive on the scene, the lava fountains start to rise sharply, reaching 3-500 m and f... [info]
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The 300 m tall SE crater in the background looks small behind the 800+m high lava fountain from its 4-year-old child, the "New SE crater". Bombs fly even much higher than the fountain and land far behind the SE cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The 300 m tall SE crater in the background looks small behind the 800+m high lava fountain from its ... [info]
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Our July group on this trip has been very lucky. first Stromboli, then Etna. We spend a fantastic night up here on Etna... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Our July group on this trip has been very lucky. first Stromboli, then Etna. We spend a fantastic ni... [info]
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The lava fountain at the peak of activity reaches up to 800 m, perhaps even more. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava fountain at the peak of activity reaches up to 800 m, perhaps even more. (Photo: Tom Pfeiff... [info]
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Rivers of lava flows descend into the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Rivers of lava flows descend into the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The fronts of the main branches of the lava flow in the steep headwall of the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The fronts of the main branches of the lava flow in the steep headwall of the Valle del Bove. (Photo... [info]
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As dawn approaches, the activity calms down and the fountains turn into giant lava bubbles. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As dawn approaches, the activity calms down and the fountains turn into giant lava bubbles. (Photo: ... [info]
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