The Grotta di Serracozzo is a natural cave of lava flow generated by the 1971 eruption of Etna. It is a beautiful example of lava tube starting from an eruptive fracture (50 m long) that can be partially visited. There is a clear boundary between the fracture and the lava tube. There are numerous re-melting stalactites and festoons hanging on the ceiling, the walls are affected by small vitreous blisters and exploded bubbles. Total length 350 m, Total depth 60 m.
Image: Mount Etna (IT-SIC) - 15/04/2014
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