Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00087
Lava flows spread over the snow-covered slopes of Etna on 17 March 1981 at the beginning of a NW-flank eruption. During the six-day eruption lava flows descended 8 km into populated areas and caused significant damage.
Photo by Romolo Romano, 1981 (IIV-CNR, Catania, Italy).
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