• Short Summary

    A SERIES OF VIOLENT EXPLOSIONS DEEP INSIDE MOUNT ETNA, SICILY, ON TUESDAY SENT PLUMES OF BLACK AND WHITE SMOKE BELCHING FROM THE VOLCANOS' CENTRAL CRATER.

  • Description

    A SERIES OF VIOLENT EXPLOSIONS DEEP INSIDE MOUNT ETNA, SICILY, ON TUESDAY SENT PLUMES OF BLACK AND WHITE SMOKE BELCHING FROM THE VOLCANOS' CENTRAL CRATER. THE COLUMN OF SMOKE, FROM THE CRATER RIM TO THE MUSHROOM-LIKE PALL, WAS MORE THAN 6,000 FEET HIGH.

    THE 11,000 FT. VOLCANO WAS ACTIVE JUST OVER TWO MONTHS AGO (5 FEBRUARY, 1964). THERE WAS A GUSH OF LAVA AND DUST WAS SHOWERED OVER A LARGE AREA OF SICILY.

    (MOUNT ETNA IS ON THE EAST COAST OF SICILY AND IS THE HIGHEST VOLCANO IN EUROPE. IT ERUPTS, PERIODICALLY, THE LAST MAJOR ERUPTION BEING ON NOVEMBER, 1963 WHEN A FLOW OF LAVA REACHED THE EA???MOST WIPING OUT TWO TOWNS IN ITS PATH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB7N54QLJQOF16N3C788ULPU1D
    Media URN:
    VLVAB7N54QLJQOF16N3C788ULPU1D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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