How was Mt. Etna formed?


Mt. Etna, an active volcano is renowned for it's astounding beauty and breathtaking views. Like most volcanoes, it was formed when tectonic plates rubbed against each other. Because of this, magma is forced to the surface and forms a volcano. You can find more information here:
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Mt Etna was formed by many layers of lava that have been literally piling up for years. This kind of volcano is called a stratovolcano. The first eruption took place almost 500,000
Converging plates came together.
Mt. Etna stands about 3,350 meters (10,991 feet) tall. Mount Etna has the longest recorded
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