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05/04/1971 Mount Etna erupts in Sicily


Etna - Eruzione 1971 (480 x 360).mp4


Mounte Etna Volcanic Eruption / 1970s - 16mm footage

Lava buried the Etna Observatory, destroyed the 1st generation of the Etna cable-car, and seriously threatened several small villages on Etna's east flank. Mount Etna is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily. It lies above the convergent plate margin between the African Plate and the Eurasian Plate.
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