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Vesuvius (Italy)

LC control 85142963
Geographic headingVesuvius (Italy)
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Geographic subdivision usageItaly--Vesuvius
Variant(s)Mons Vesuvius (Italy)
Monte Vesuvio (Italy)
Mount Vesuvius (Italy)
Vesuvio (Italy)
See alsoMountains--Italy
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Found inGeoNames [algorithmically matched] (summit; 40°49ʹ23ʺN 014°25ʹ43ʺE)
Wikipedia, Oct. 11, 2012 (Mount Vesuvius (Italian: Monte Vesuvio, Latin: Mons Vesuvius) is a stratovolcano in the Gulf of Naples, Italy, about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of Naples and a short distance from the shore. It is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years; 40°49ʹN 14°26ʹE)
GEOnet, Oct. 11, 2012 (Vesuvius (Conventional), Vesuvio (Approved); Italy; Campania; 40°49ʹ00ʺN 014°26ʹ00ʺE; mountain)
Getty thesaurus of geographic names, via WWW, Oct. 11, 2012 (Vesuvius (volcano); names: Vesuvio (preferred); Vesuvius (English preferred); Mount Vesuvius; Vesuvius, Mount; Le Vésuve; Vesubio; Vesuv; place types: volcano (preferred), mountain; Volcano to E of Bay of Naples; cone half encircled to N by Monte Somma, part of the wall of a large crater; eruptions have often damaged nearby inhabited places, the most famous being that of August, 79 AD when Pompeii & Herculaneum were destroyed. Coordinates: Lat: 40 49 00 N degrees minutes Lat: 40.8167 decimal degrees Long: 014 26 00 E degrees minutes Long: 14.4333 decimal degrees)