Etna: latest activity on the top craters

Sicily Incentives Etna, still in the midst of its Strombolian activity, continues to show off. For several days, blasts of ash have poured over the whole Etna area. Just a few hours ago, the volcano made a big voice again, giving the spectators yet another – but still magnificent – natural spectacle.     Sicily Incentives ETNA Sicily’s greatest natural attraction is also its highest mountain. To the ancient Greeks, Mount Etna was the realm of Vulcan, god of fire, and the home of the one-eyed monster known as the Cyclops. At approximately 3350 meters, it is €pe’s highest active volcano. The height of its summit changes with each eruption, and over the centuries a few lava flows have reached the coast. Over 1200 square meters of Etna’s surface is covered with solidified lava. Etna offers skiing in the Winter months and breathtaking hikes in the woods during the Summer. There are also a number of smaller peaks on the slopes of Etna, and some interesting caverns. Since Etna is a strato volcano , with relatively cool lava temperatures and numerous openings (vents), nobody ever knows precisely where on its vast surface the next eruption will be. Sicily Incentives Etna’s … Leggi tutto Etna: latest activity on the top craters