Vesuvius, Italy

Prominence: 1232 m, 4042 ft

Elevation: 1281 meters, 4203 feet

Approx. Isolation: 20.51 km, 12.74 mi
Alternate Name(s)Vesuvio
Peak TypeFamous Peak, but not High Point (Volcanic)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 49' 22'' N; 14° 25' 45'' E
40.822727, 14.429106 (Dec Deg)
451858E 4519235N Zone 33 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionNapoli

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     Famous Peaks that are not High Points (Rank #16)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1993-09-24 by Mark McAllister
     2008-08-17 by Peter Stone (Unsuccessful)
     2011-05-10 by Adam Walker
     2011-06-03 by Jasper Holystone
     2016-03-30 by Rickard Colliander (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (33 total)

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Vesuvius from Pompeii (2008-08-17). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1232 m/4042 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1232 m/4042 ft
  Key Col: 49 m/161 ft
Isolation20.51 km/12.74 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Monte San Ángelo a Tre Pizzi  (SSE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Italian Peninsula and Islands
Range3: Western Italy
Drainage BasinsMediterranean - Europe
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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