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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Mt Etna, side eruption concerning Valle del Bove


The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology of Catania informs us that the current one, started at 11 am on 24 December 2018, is a real side eruption, with “the opening of several eruptive holes starting from the base of the New South East Crater, towards Serra Giannicola “, an area located inside the depressive […]

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