Volcanoes of Italy

Volcanoes of Italy

Info about Vesuvius, Stromboli, Vulcano.

Volcano Vesuvius, 1280 m high. Its eruption in 79
AD ejected an eruptive cloud 33 km high and destroyed several Roman cities.

Crater of Vesuvius volcano in 2002.

Ancient town Herculanum, located at the distance
8 km from Vesuvius, was buried under volcanic
deposits of 79 AD eruption.

Stromboli is a volcanic island which has almost
continuous eruptions for the past 5,000 years.

Vulcano is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Romans believed that Vulcano was the chimney of
their god Vulcan's workshop and named the island
after him.

Crater of Vulcano in 2002.