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Video: Up Close and Personal with an Erupting Italian Volcano


Mount Stromboli, a volcanic island north of Sicily, is commonly known as the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean" due to its almost-constant eruptions. Most eruptions are quite minor, resulting in harmless lava-flows and small ash clouds. However, on Wednesday, August 28th, there was an abnormally large eruption which resulted in a dramatic ash cloud and started small fires on the island, according to the Associated Press.

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Luckily, there have been no injuries reported in the wake of the eruption, though the boaters in the above video seem understandably concerned as a massive ash cloud rolls towards them.

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