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Photo Gallery :: Lava caves of Sicily


The volcanic slopes of Mount Etna, Sicily, play host to several hundred lava tubes. The caves range from small cavities of minimal interest, to lava caves of over 1km in length. On our 2010 visit to Sicily, we made a special effort to visit, and photograph, some of the more accessible lava tubes. This photo gallery presents some of the results!

Grotta Dei Lamponi
HyperLink Grotta Dei Lamponi, Raspberry Cave, North flank, Mount Etna, Sicily HyperLink
Looking up to twin skylights in the Grotta dei Lamponi. A graphic reminder of the need to take care when hiking on lava flows in this type of terrain.
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