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Moont Etna (or Etna; Italian: Etna [ˈɛtna] or Mongibello [mondʒiˈbɛllo], Sicilian: Mungibeddu [mʊndʒɪbˈbɛɖɖʊ] or â Muntagna, Laitin: Aetna) is an active stratovolcano on the east coast o Sicily, Italy, in the Metropolitan Ceety o Catania, atween the ceeties o Messina an Catania.

Moont Etna
Mt Etna and Catania1.jpg
Etna wi the ceety o Catanie in the foregrund
Heichest pynt
Elevation 3,329 m (10,922 ft) , (varies)[1]
Prominence 3,329 m (10,922 ft) 
Ranked 59t
Isolation 999 kilometres (621 mi)
Leetin Ultra
Coordinates 37°45.3′N 14°59.7′E / 37.7550°N 14.9950°E / 37.7550; 14.9950Coordinates: 37°45.3′N 14°59.7′E / 37.7550°N 14.9950°E / 37.7550; 14.9950[1]
Age o rock 350,000 - 500,000 years
Muntain teep Stratovolcano
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Offeecial name Moont Etna
Criteria Naitural: vii, viii, ix
Reference 1427
Inscription 2013 (37t Session)


  1. 1.0 1.1 The elevation varies wi volcanic activity. The volcano last eruptit on 4 December 2015. It is frequently gien as 3,350 m (10,990 ft), but mony soorces that support this concede that it is approximate. The coordinates gien, which are conseestent wi SRTM data, are frae a 2005 GPS survey. The elevation data are based on a LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) survey carried oot in Juin 2007, see Neri, M.; et al. (2008), "The changing face of Mount Etna's summit area documented with Lidar technology", Geophysical Research Letters, 35: L09305, Bibcode:2008GeoRL..3509305N, doi:10.1029/2008GL033740