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Eruptions at Mount Etna , a volcano in Sicily , on the night of 16–17 November 2013. This active stratovolcano is the largest of the three active volcanoes in Italy , covering an area of 1,190 km 2 (459 sq mi) and reaching a height of 3,329 m (10,922 ft). One of the world's most active volcanoes, its fertile volcanic soils support extensive agriculture. Due to its recent activity and nearby population, Mount Etna has been designated a Decade Volcano by the United Nations.

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