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Mount Etna is 'sliding towards the sea'

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Mount Etna is 'sliding towards the sea'

europe’s most active volcano is ‘sliding into sea’ and will collapse

 

Mount Etna in Sicily is sliding into Mediterranean Sea, scientists say

Mount Etna - Europe's tallest active volcano - is sliding toward the sea which could have "devastating consequences", scientists have warned.

A team of British experts has discovered the giant volcano on the east coast of the island Sicily, Italy, is edging closer to the Mediterranean Sea by 0.6 inches every year which could result in collapse.

Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is in an almost constant state of activity with a history of violent eruptions.

Open University geologist Dr. John Murray has spent nearly 50 years studying the volcano and believes this is the first sliding of this magnitude to be recorded.

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http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/03/25/mount-etna-in-sicily-is-sliding-into-mediterranean-sea-scientists-say.html

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4 minutes ago, silversides said:

Mount Etna is 'sliding towards the sea'

europe’s most active volcano is ‘sliding into sea’ and will collapse

 

Mount Etna in Sicily is sliding into Mediterranean Sea, scientists say

Mount Etna - Europe's tallest active volcano - is sliding toward the sea which could have "devastating consequences", scientists have warned.

A team of British experts has discovered the giant volcano on the east coast of the island Sicily, Italy, is edging closer to the Mediterranean Sea by 0.6 inches every year which could result in collapse.

Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is in an almost constant state of activity with a history of violent eruptions.

Open University geologist Dr. John Murray has spent nearly 50 years studying the volcano and believes this is the first sliding of this magnitude to be recorded.

...

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/03/25/mount-etna-in-sicily-is-sliding-into-mediterranean-sea-scientists-say.html

Is this Campi Flegrei?

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4 hours ago, COBO Member said:

How do you measure an entire volcano's movement of 14mm?

I think a wizard can do it...

Or a satalight...

Or maybe the combined efforts of both...

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6 hours ago, COBO Member said:

How do you measure an entire volcano's movement of 14mm?

Put a marker on each side of the fault line and measure it each year would be the old fashion way.

Put several markers in several locations then average the measurements.

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10 hours ago, Hazmat said:

Is this Campi Flegrei?

No Mount Etna is another volcano in that region.  Campi Flegrei is a supervolcano right next to Naples, Italy.

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