Etna 30.3.-1.4.2012

Paroxysm on 1.4.

silence the night before

one strombolian in dawn

ash cloud rising

morning colors

sunset at Etnas summit


first morning light

new cone seen from below Belvedere

view down to Valle de Bove

strombolian activity in the evening

steam and ash begins to rise

activity increases with breaks between

beginning of Paroxysm at 4:00h now seen from Mt. Fontane

now reaching maximum phase