WEB EXTRA: Facts About World's Most Active Volcano


(CBS) Facts about Mt. Etna's latest eruption - the world's most active volcano located in Sicily, Italy.
  • Extremely hot lava hit much colder snow triggering what's called a Phreatomagmatic Eruption.
  • Mount Etna lava has a temperature above 18-hundred degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Mount Etna is Europe's largest and most active volcano.
  • In the last few decades, eruptions have been very frequent, with lava flows threatening surrounding villages
  • Mount Etna is located on the island of Sicily.

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