Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01559
Fresh black lava flows overrun a highway and tourist facility buildings the day after the start of an eruption at Sicily's Mount Etna on 28 March 1983. The lava flows originated from a fissure 4 km S of the summit, and over a 5-month period formed a complex lava field as much as 1 km wide.
Photo by Romolo Romano, 1983 (IIV-CNR, Catania, Italy).
This image is made available under the Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license terms.
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