A message from the ‘underground forge of the gods’: history and current eruptions at Mt Etna

  title={A message from the ‘underground forge of the gods’: history and current eruptions at Mt Etna},
  author={Konstantinos Thomaidis and Valentin R. Troll and Frances M Deegan and Carmela Freda and R. A. Corsaro and Boris Behncke and Savvas Rafailidis},
  journal={Geology Today},
Mt Etna has made headlines over the last weeks and months with spectacular eruptions, some of them highly explosive. This type of paroxysmal eruptive behaviour is characteristic of Etna's activity over the past few decades and so it is no surprise that Etna is among the most active volcanoes worldwide. Etna is well‐known for its extraordinary geology and due to its repeated eruptive activity it provides a continuous supply of new scientific opportunities to understand the inner workings of… 



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Report on Etna (Italy)

  • R. Wunderman
  • Geology
    Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network
  • 2019

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