Moont Etna

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Moont Etna
Mt Etna and Catania1.jpg
Etna wi the ceety o Catanie in the foregrund
Heichest point
Elevation 3,329 m (10,922 ft) , (varies)[1]
Prominence 3,329 m (10,922 ft) 
Ranked 59t
Isolation [convert: needs a nummer]
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
Moont Etna
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Teep Naitural
Criterie vii, viii, ix
Reference 1427
UNESCO region Europe
Inscription history
Inscription 2013 (37t Session)

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.

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  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