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Lava Stream Pours Down Mount Etna
CATANIA, Sicily. Friday (A,A.P.-Reuter) l^-A.. 150ft. wide strip. of red hot lava was yesterday creeping down the slopes of Mount Etna, the biggest. active volcano in Europe.
' Explosions every few minutes sent clouds of
steam and hot gravel hurt-1
ling from a crater, a fewi hundred feet below the Etna peak.
By midday, the lava stream had poured about 350 yards down the moun tain.
Professor Salvatore Cuc uzza, Vice-Director of the Etna Institute of V.uicarf-; ology, said "Although this is the biggest ei-uption in nearly seven year-s. it does not look like being a seri
ous one." !