Who named Mount Etna?

Answer In ancient Roman times, Mount Etna was known as "Aetna." Mount Etna is thought to have been named by the ancient Greeks. "Aetna" is a variation of the Greek word "aitho," which means "to burn." Mou... Read More »

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How big is mount etna?

Mount Etna, a volcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, is approximately 10,924 feet tall. The circumference at the base of the volcano is about 150 km, or 93 miles. The volcano had large eruptio... Read More »

How old is Mount Etna?

Mount Etna is a 500,000-year-old active volcano in Sicily, Italy. This volcano has erupted more than 200 times since 1500 B.C., and its last eruption took place in March 2007.Source:Geology: Mount ... Read More »

When did Mount Etna last erupt?

Mount Etna, located near the city of Catania on the island of Sicily, is Europe's most active volcano. The volcano's latest eruption began in March 2007 and is still ongoing (as of April 2010). Mou... Read More »

Where is Mount Etna located?

Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, lies on the eastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily, near the cities of Messina and Catania. According to the Solcomhouse website, Mount Etna is a... Read More »