ETNA VOLCANO PHOTOS
- new activity at SE crater and flank eruption from the fissure below SE crater in October 2006 -
4 October 2006: strombolian activity at SE crater
|SE crater seen from the S and N.||Weak strombolian eruptions from the summit of SE crater.|
|Ejected lava bombs (enlarged detail to the right).||SE crater eruption in moonlight. Lights of Catania in the background of right picture.|
|SE crater in eruption seen from the SW.||A large incandescent boulder detaches from the flow front and rolls down the slope, leaving hundreds of glowing traces on the ground after its passage.||Strombolian explosions and lava flow emerging from the breached SE crater.|
13 October 2006: new lava flow from 2830 m vent
The vent of the new eruption (left pictures), spectators behind the flow.
|INGV sampling the lava flow.||The lava flow descends into Valle del Bove.||Close-ups.|
|Group at the lava flow.||VolcanoDiscovery was there, too!||SE crater in background and the flow.||The surface of the 3 m wide flow.|
|The vent of the flow.||Members of our group standing at the flow.||Close-ups (2).|
|Turi - always one of the first ones to arrive at the scene!||Slow-moving lava.||The lava flow descending into Valle del Bove.|
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