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Mt Etna, Sicily (MEDC)

Mount Etna is the highest ( 3,310m ) and the most
active volcano in Europe
It is estimated that nearly 25% of Sicily's population
live on the slopes of Mt Etna
Mt Etna has been classified as a Decade Volcano ,
due to its activity and…

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On 29th July 2002, the airport of Sicily's second city, Catania, was forced to close while the
runways were cleared of ash. This then caused the winter tourist industry to be affected as
visitors stayed away due to safety concerns
The eruption caused clouds of gas and ash to be…

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