Mt Etna, a new eruption starts on July 19


UPDATE FROM INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY– The eruption has ended on July 21st A new eruption has just started on Mt.Etna. By the dawn of July 18th, the great Sicilian volcano had begun to show signs of nervousness. The volcano, which however had not been quiet for some time, had manifested the first flashes due to […]

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Etna, easy routes for elderly people


A particular mountain like Etna is a continuous challenge that certainly fascinates those who love trekking, or young people who like to bring their skills to the extreme limits. But it is still a relaxing landscape, rich in woods and fascinating ravines that can please even those who do not really feel like adventure, but […]

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New eruption from Mt Etna on May 30th


After a long series of small signs and the new tremors recorded in the night, Mt Etna started a new eruption at dawn this morning, 30th May 2019. Unfortunately, due to the Sirocco clouds covering the top tourists and scientists were disappointed for missing the new “show”. Volcanologists must monitorate the event with the help […]

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Valle del Bove, a natural basin against eruptions


The place we now call the Valle del Bove (the valley of the ox) is actually the still visible testimony of a huge geological tragedy that occurred about 10,000 years ago. At that time Etna was a much higher volcano than now, conical in shape, that at a certain point exploded, halving its size and […]

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