Etna Volcano, which has the title of being the highest volcano in Europe, once again broke its own height record. The volcano, whose height increased and decreased after periodical volcanic activities, finally In 1981, it reached a height of 3,350 meters. However, after a collapse in 2018, this height in the northeastern crater of the mountain decreased to 3,326 meters.
Now, the height of the crater with the accumulations in the southern crater region of the mountain, which has been active for the last six months. 3. It reached a height of 357 meters. Thus, Mount Etna broke its own height record.
Measurements were made with the sights obtained from the satellite:
The change in mountain height was determined by the satellite views obtained. While Etna broke the record with its new height, surpassing the height of the northeast crater in 1981, it also gave the people of the region. unique image offers. However, the effects of the mountain on the people of the region are not limited to this view.
While some villages sometimes face risks when the mountain is active, negative effects on agricultural fields and crops is happening. In addition, the traffic flow in the region slows down and pollution occurs due to the ashes falling on the region almost like rain. All these situations are some difficulties created by the volcano for the people of the region. However, we can say that the fact that the mountain has a touristic effect at the same time is an advantage for the people of the region.