1. Ash Plume from Mount Etna, Sicily

Ash Plume from Mount Etna, Sicily

Image captured on 4 December 2015 by the MODIS instrument, on board the Terra satellite.

Mtetna Dec 4 Terra Lg

Image of an ash plume from Mount Etna, Sicily, acquired on 4 December 2015 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on board the Terra satellite. Etna, Europe's largest and most active volcano, most recently began erupting on 2 December 2015.

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Sources: Etna volcano. volcanodiscovery.com; Etna volcano - eruption update. volcanodiscovery.com

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016 at 4:51 PM EDT