Stunning close-up of heated lava flowing from Mount Etna, Italy

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Italian authorities issued a “yellow” warning last week.

Earlier this week, smoke billowed from Mount Etna off the east coast of Sicily in Italy in a stunning display. On Tuesday, a camera crew traveled about 2.7 kilometers southeast of the volcano to capture hot lava flowing from Europe’s highest and most active volcano.

The Etna Walk team can get as close as possible to the lava erupting from the volcano. Taking to social media, videographers shared a clip showing smoke ice and lava in the sky. Lavati is seen flowing from Mount Etna, which presents an amazing view.

Watch the video below:

According to ReutersThe Etna Walk Crew reported that the lava temperature has reached 1292-1472 degrees Fahrenheit (700-800 degrees Celsius), which is why they need to be extra careful about high temperatures when approaching as much as possible. They traveled to the southeastern hole of the volcano where most of the eruptions of the last decade have occurred.

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Etna is located above the Sicilian city of Catania. It often explodes but rarely does any damage. It is thought to have the longest written record of a volcano erupting more than any other volcano, with its first recorded observations dating back to 425 BC. The last major eruption occurred in 1992.

Such as ReutersIn recent weeks, the 3,330-meter-high volcano has erupted again, prompting Italian authorities to issue a “yellow” warning last week.

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Mount Etna is thought to be a submarine volcano that rose to sea level from solid lava after several eruptions. This has been said quoting NASA Earth Observatory. According to the American Space Agency, lava flowed over the surface of the mountain about 300,000 years ago.

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