Volcanoes and mountains

Italian volcanoes

Italian volcanoes
Italy is home to three active volcanoes, all located in the south of the country. No fewer than six active volcanoes are located on the peninsula breaking out regularly: the Vesuvius near Naples, Stromboli and the Aeolian Islands, the Campi Flegrei, the island of Ischia and Europe’s largest volcano, Mount Etna on Sicily. Mount Vesuvius Mount Vesuvius, in Naples, is the only active volcano on mainland Europe. It is famous for the destruction of the Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum in ...
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The highest mountains in Italy

The highest mountains in Italy
Italy is characterized by two big mountain ranges: the Alps in the north and the Apennine Mountains along most parts of the peninsula. Surrounded by ...
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