14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Etna Eruption

Etna is the biggest active Volcano in Europe with its 3330 mt a.s.l. It a as 4 active craters. Paroxisms are very common event for Etna. This shot captures the magnificence of erupting magma, ash and gas, on the 4th Dec 2015, which rose to a height of several kilometers above the summit of Etna. This picture was taken from Cesarò, a small town on Nebrodi Mountains in Sicily.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Cesarò (ME), Italy
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Giuseppe Mario Famiani