Mount Etna Volcano
- Mount Etna is Europe’s highest and most active volcano outside the Caucasus.
- Mount Etna is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy.
- The last major eruption was in 1992.
- The volcano lies above the convergent plate margin between the African Plate and the Eurasian Plate.
- Mount Etna is in an almost constant state of activity.
- United Nations has designated Mount Etna as a Decade Volcano and it was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- Why in news? It has erupted again.