May 1997
South East crater


In May 1997, activity at South-East crater stays against South part of crater, with degassing or explosive activity.
Coming South-East cone (10 years later almost Etna's summit...) can been seen just up crater's (cf. image down).

Explosive and effusive activity

Degassing activity


Lava's bubble exploding


Some seconds later.


Etna : Etna's activity 1983 / 2011 : 1983 ; 1984 ; 1985 ; 1991-1993 ; 1994 ; 1996 ; May 1997 ; July 1997 ; 1998 ; 1999 ; 2000 ; 2nd/4th July 2001 (before paroxysm) ;
5th July 2001 (paroxysm)
;
28 July 2001 ; 31th July/3rd A
ugust 2001 ; 2002 ; 2003 ; 2004 ; October 2004 ; 2006
28th October /2nd November 2006
 ; 2007 ; May 2008 ; July 2008 ; July 2011
; August 2011 : 12th August (10th paroxysm) ; 20th August (11th paroxysm)

Centers of interest


South face
(Cones from 2002, Laghetto, Silvestri)

Caves of Etna
(Gelo, Lamponi, Cassone, Tre Livelli, Monte Nunziata)


North face


Personal volcanic trips
: Europe : Italy : Etna

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