National Geographic : 1909 Jan
z z O C) 0 z Photo from G.Harold Powell, Dep't ofAgriculture VIEW OF MOUNT ETNA FROM TAORMINA The highest volcano in Europe, 1o,835 feet. It occupies 460 square miles, and at its basehas adevelopment of80miles. Since Pindar reported its first recorded upheaval, more than o eruptions have occurred, some lasting for years. hem terrible was in 1669, when 40 square miles of fertile land were converted into a rocky waste and ,oo people eie.