Mt. Etna in April 2012

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Paroxismus on April the first

Lava flows into the Valle del Bove and explosive activity at the Southeast cone II


The beginning of the eruption. Explosive activity in the main fissure. The intensive developement took nearly 4 hours


Left and middle: The wild SEC II with the typical ash column, the developing eruption in the main fissure. The height of the fontains mainly 300m-500m, sometimes higher.

Right: Down flowing lava flow in East direction into the Valle del Bove with a lenght of apprx. 2-3 km and may 700 wideness.


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