Plume of Gas Rises Into Sicilian Sky Amid Mount Etna Eruption

Gases and ash were seen rising high above Mount Etna in Catania, Italy, as the volcano erupted on March 12.

Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology said the column reached a height of approximately 8.5 kilometers (5.25 miles). Credit: Giuseppe Tonzuso via Storyful