Munt Vesuvius

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Munt Vesuvius
Monte Vesuvio
Elevation 1,281 m (4,203 ft)
Location
Location Province o Naples, Italy
Coordinates 40°49′N 14°26′E / 40.817°N 14.433°E / 40.817; 14.433Coordinates: 40°49′N 14°26′E / 40.817°N 14.433°E / 40.817; 14.433
Geology
Type Somma volcano
Age o rock

25,000 years afore present tae 1944

age of volcano = c. 17,000 years tae present
Volcanic arc/belt Campanian volcanic arc
Last eruption 1944
Climbing
Easiest route Walk

Munt Vesuvius (in Italian Monte Vesuvio an in Laitin Mons Vesuvius) is an active stratovolcanae east o Naples, Italy. It is the anely volcanae on the European mainlaund tae hae eruptit wi in the last hunner year, altho it is no eruptin the nou. The twa ither volcanaes in Italy, (Etna an Stromboli) are locatit on islands.