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The Lookout from Mount Vesuvius
Naples
Mount Vesuvius (Monte Vesuvio in Italian) is a the only active volcano on the European mainland (not including islands). Last eruption was in 1994. Over the past few centuries, the quiet stages have varied from 18 months to 7½ years, making the current lull in activity the longest in nearly 500 years.
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Uploaded: 24/02/2010
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