Torre del Filosofo and the Laghetto Crater


A continuously changing landscape, Mount Etna has erased many places in time and others -that are still visible today- maybe tomorrow won’t be there anymore. The lava eruptions and the ashes change the top territory all the time and make these places a mix of geography, history and myth. We shall lead you to the […]

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Magma versus Lava – The difference


Did you know that .. Lava is not the same as magma. We often use the terms interchangeably. In fact, there is a differentiation. The red-hot magma masses are located under the earth’s crust. Inside of Mount Etna there are 3 magma chambers. The largest of the three is 30 km in the deep, the […]

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Etna eruption: continuing activities – July 2014


Continues the effusive activity of the two new twin cones. Eruptive activity continues unabated on the top of Mount Etna, in the central-south of the volcano, where about 30 days ago have formed two small cones with effusive activity from lava, explosions, explosions and so very active. The two cones, being positioned at a distance […]

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Etna update – 12 April 2014 – Eruption


12.04.2012 In the afternoon of the 12th April 2012, it came at the New Southeast Crater of Mount Etna once an outbreak, the 24th since the start of the eruptive phase, in January 2011 and the 6th in the current year. The event was after a interval of 10 days of relative calm and was like […]

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Mt. Etna update – Eruption 2014


Read what happened at the moment on Mount Etna. We report on outbreaks, tremor and scientific knowledge. We show and explain to you video footage, pictures and seismographic records. ——————————- update 23.04.2012 In den späten Abendstunden des 23. April 2012 ist wieder einmal zu einer kurzen Aktivität des “Neuen Süd-Ost Kraters” gegeben. Die 25. in Folge seit Januar 2011 und […]

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