Europe’s tallest and most active volcano, Mount Etna, erupted on Saturday evening in spectacular form. Located on the eastern portion of the Italian island of Sicily, Etna has not experienced a major eruption since 1992 – though smaller volcanic activity is not uncommon.

So far there have been no evacuations, though local airspace was restricted and the closest airport temporarily closed.

Check out this short video report from ITN for HD footage of Etna erupting.

About The Author: Graham Land

Greenfudge editor and London-based writer Graham Land grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC, where he was part of the local hardcore punk scene, playing in several bands. Through this musical movement he became involved in grass roots interests such as anti-racist activism, animal rights and Ecology. In 2000 he relocated to Europe, eventually earning an MA from Malmö University in Sweden. He has also lived in Japan, Ireland, Portugal and Greece.


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