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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
Elevation 1,281 m (4,203 ft)
Prominence 1,232 metres (4,042 ft)
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
Location Province o Naples, Italy
Age o rock

25,000 years afore present tae 1944

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