The Mount Etna, the highest and most active volcano in Europe at 3,295 meters (10,810 feet), spewed lava on the southern Italian island of Sicily during its latest eruption Sunday.

Ever since its first eruption several million years ago, the Mount Etna has been erupting most frequently.

The latest eruption on March 18 is its fourth eruption this year which spewed ash plumes as high as seven kilometers. The Mount Etna previously erupted on March 4, Jan. 5 and Feb. 9.

While no threat to nearby habitat and air travel is reported, here's a slideshow presenting some of the photos of eruptions of the Mouth Etna over the years.

Click on Start to view the spectacular images of lava and ash plumes.

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