Mount Vesuvius

(Reguidit frae Mt. Vesuvius)

Moont 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.

Moont Vesuvius
Monte Vesuvio
Heichest pynt
Elevation1,281 m (4,203 ft)
Prominence1,232 metre (4,042 ft)
Coordinates40°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
LocationProvince o Naples, Italy
Age o rock25,000 years afore present tae 1944 age of volcano = c. 17,000 years tae present
Muntain teepSomma volcano
Volcanic arc/beltCampanian volcanic arc
Last eruption1944
Easiest routeWalk