Mount Etna's Dramatic New Eruption

Mount Etna's Dramatic New Eruption

There are 1 comment on the How Stuff Works story from Feb 20, 2013, titled Mount Etna's Dramatic New Eruption. In it, How Stuff Works reports that:

In 2008, 72 volcanoes erupted around the world -- that's a lot of fire, and slightly above average.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Feb 20, 2013
Looks like the Etna stuff definitely works.

Magma appears to be derived from the SW. fracture set under sicily. Flash behavious appears to be due to relatively gassy magma in the fracture and a slow recompression rate under sicily resulting in on/off behaviour.

Have a nice day: Ag

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