Vesuvius, Italy

Prominence: 1232 m, 4042 ft

Elevation: 1281 meters, 4203 feet

True Isolation: 19.68 km, 12.23 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Italian: Vesuvio
Slovenian: Vezuv
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)
451858 E 4519235 N, Zone 33 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionNapoli

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

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 113
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 102)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1993-09-24 by Mark McAllister
     2003-09-09 by Nikolaus Zulinski
     2003-11-17 by Richard Mclellan
     2008-08-17 by Peter Stone (Unsuccessful)
     2011-05-10 by Adam Walker
     2011-06-03 by Jasper Holystone
     2014-06-25 by Dan Oats (GPS Track)
     2016-02-03 by Edward Wilson
     2016-03-30 by Rickard Colliander (GPS Track)
     2016-06-08 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2016-09-09 by Jim Robinson (Unsuccessful)
     2018-02-12 by David Alexander
     2019-02-03 by Deividas Valaitis
     2019-03-22 by Nick Hasselholdt
     2019-04-13 by Travis Curry (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-07-02 by Mike Mays
     2019-08-14 by Keith Longface
     2020-08-16 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2022-06-13 by Josh Carlson (Unsuccessful)

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Vesuvius from Pompeii (2008-08-17). Photo by Peter Stone.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1232 m/4042 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1232 m/4042 ft
  Key Col: 49 m/161 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 19.68 km/12.23 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.6533, 14.4975
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Monte San Ángelo a Tre Pizzi  (SSE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Italian Peninsula and Islands
Range3: Western Italy
Drainage BasinsTyrrhenian Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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