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Sebastian Vettel on Mount Vesuvius
Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel visiting Mount Vesuvius. The image dates back to 2010 when accompanied by expert guide Giulia Salernitano the German champion reached the top of the volcano. We hope that is a good omen so that the super champion could reach in the nea...
02 settembre 2014 vesuvio chiuso
da Il Mattino Disagi sul Gran Cono del Vesuvio. Sono almeno duemila i turisti che oggi hanno trovato chiuso il varco d’accesso al sentiero che conduce al cratere del vulcano. La chiusura è stata disposta nella tarda serata di lunedì dalla direzione dell’Ente Parco Nazional...
Camera unica o doppia?
dal Corriere del mezzogiorno del 17-10-2012 Articolo di due vulcanologi napoletani Ci sono testi che conviene cominciare a leggere dalla fine. È il caso dell'articolo di due vulcanologi napoletani dell'Osservatorio Vesuviano appena pubblicato da «Scientific Reports» di «Na...
800 scosse all'anno
During an interview about the recent concerns of possible eruptions and earthquakes in Campania Region, the Director of Observatory Marcello Martini states: "The eruption of a volcano, is not predicted just by seismic activity, there is a set of precursors. On Vesuvius we record 800 earthquakes a...
Welcome!
Welcome, this is the official website of the Volcanological Guides, Campania Region, whose purpose is to provide informations for the excursion to Mount Vesuvius. Here you will find updated information on how to hike safely to the worldwide most famous crater.  We find that no one better than tho...
Cars stucked in the snow
Da "Il Messagero" NAPLES - Two cars have become stuck last night in the snow at an altitude of one thousand meters on the street that leads on Mount Vesuvius: The Civil Protection of Herculaneum reports. The episode happened shortly before 19.00 h. p.m. as from the car came the emergency call...
Updating course at the Observatory
From the20th to 22th of February 2012 was held at the Vesuvius Observatory, INGV Section of Naples an update course organized by the Regional College of Professional Mountain and Volcanological Guides of Campania, toghether with The Presidio Permanente Vulcano Vesuvio and the INGV. For the gu...
BBC on the crater
A BBC crew has reached the rim of the crater the 1st of May. The aim is to produce a documentary during which it will be discussed about volcanic risk and scientific hypotheses on future eruptions of Vesuvius. Photo featured by an interview with prof. Mastrolorenzo. ...
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