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Sicily’s Mount Etna Gets World Heritage Status
Published on Friday, June 21, 2013 by Mount Etna, Sicily's towering and active volcano, has been deemed a World Heritage Site by the United Nations office UNESCO. The volcano joins 47 other World Heritage sites in Italy, including the Amalfi Coast and the Dolomite Mountains. The selection of World Heritage sites is based on 10 criteria such as "to bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cu...
Video: Sicily’s Mount Etna Is Erupting
Published on Thursday, March 7, 2013 by Sicily's Mount Etna erupted Tuesday night providing a beautiful nighttime fireworks show. Mount Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and  the tallest active volcano in Europe.  It is the most active of Italy's three active volcanoes and the highest mountain in Italy, south of the Alps. ...