Mount Etna: Significance in the history of volcanology

Mount Etna on Sicily returns in the headlines, since last week his activity increased again displaying large lava fountains on the summit.

Etna is the largest, most active and most popular volcano in Europe, historic description and legends of eruptions can be tracked back until the Roman and Greek antiquity, and the mountain provided many insights in the mechanisms of earth during the pioneer days of volcanology.

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