Mount Etna
acquired March 23, 2013 download large image (3 MB, JPEG, 3400x3400)
acquired March 23, 2013 download GeoTIFF file (18 MB, TIFF)
acquired March 23, 2013 download Google Earth file (KML)

Gas and ash stream from multiple craters on Sicily’s Mount Etna in this natural-color satellite image. Dark lava, ash, cinders, and scoria (dense volcanic rock filled with gas bubbles) coat the southeastern slopes. The image was collected by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) aboard the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite on March 23, 2013.

NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team. Caption by Robert Simmon.

Instrument(s): 
EO-1 - ALI

Mount Etna

Image Location
Image Location
More in this Event (view all)
Left
Quiescent Mount Etna Steaming Mount Etna Activity at Mt. Etna Quiescent Mount Etna Paroxysm at Mount Etna Lava Flows and Volcanic Plume on Etna Mount Etna, Not Quite Restful Mount Etna Boils Over Mount Etna Mount Etna Mount Etna Mount Etna Mount Etna Volcanic Plumes Tower over Mount Etna Mount Etna Mount Etna Gears Up
Right

Mount Etna

Activity at Mt. Etna

Mount Etna

Paroxysm at Mount Etna

Mount Etna

View more related images