Watch: Italy's Mount Etna volcano erupts again

Europe's most active volcano puts on a display for tourists

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Italy's Mount Etna erupts on the southern island of Sicily

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's highest and most active volcano, has once again erupted, spewing red torrents of lava into the sky.

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Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of SicilyItaly's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of SicilyItaly's Mount Etna erupts on the southern island of Sicily

Italy's Mount Etna erupts on the southern island of Sicily

Wednesday's eruption was short but explosive, with bubbling lava filling one of the craters the whole day. There is still some sporadic activity today (Thursday).

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of Sicily

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Mountain guides working on the 3,330 meter (10,925 ft)volcano on the island of Sicily brought up groups of tourists to watch the spectacle.

Italy's Mount Etna erupts on the southern island of Sicily

"It is erupting from the central crater, it is magnificent," American tourist Mary Canaval said during a climb on Wednesday.

The volcano can burst into action several times a year. The last major eruption was in 1992.


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