Spewing fire: The volcanic paroxysms of Mount Etna

Mount Etna has stirred from its sleep and the fire gushing from its belly is a fiery libretto written in the ashen air. Here's the story of a seething volcano in its awesome, deadly form
Curated By: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Mar 20, 2021

Image by : Riccardo Lombardo/ REDA&CO/ Universal Images Group via Getty Images

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Local vegetation and lava on Etna volcano, Sicily, Italy. March 25, 2014. The mountain’s three ecological zones exhibit its own characteristic vegetation. About 2,500 meters from the arid summit, amid views of lunar landscapes, there are profusions of saponaia flowers, Sicilian astragalus, tansy,  cerastium, senecio, camomile of Etna, Etna rennet, romice and kinds of moss and lichen.