Tuesday 5 March 2013

Eruption of Etna, August 1892

Eruption of Mount Etna, 1892
BGS image: P711317
The eruption of Mount Etna has been in the news recently, and here is a photograph of the eruption on the flank of Etna 9th August 1892, 120 years ago. This was one of a series from July to September 1892 that gave rise to the Monti Silvestri crater row. 

Presented by Professor G. Platania of Aci Reale, Sicily. Photograph held in the BGS Archives, Keyworth. Archive reference GSM/GX/Pa/1.

Bob McIntosh

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