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Encyclopedia > Campi Flegrei

Campi Flegrei (Burning Fields) is a large volcanic area situated in the west area of Napoli, Italy. It comprises the Solfatara crater. First events of volcanism occurred in the area about 40,000 years ago. A volcano is a geological landform (usually a mountain) where magma (rock of the earths interior made molten or liquid by high pressure and temperature) erupts through the surface of the planet. ... Alternate uses: See Naples (disambiguation) Naples (Italian Napoli, Neapolitan Napule, from Greek Νέα-Πόλις, latinised in Neapolis) is the largest town in southern Italy, capital of Campania region. ... Solfatara are a type of hot spring commonly known as mud pots. ...


In 1538, an 8-day eruption in the area deposited enough material to create a new hill, Monte Nuovo (the new mountain)


External links

  • Historical and Geological Introduction to the Neapolitan area
  • www.Flegrei.com Story, mithos, and gastronomic ways

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Campi Flegrei Caldera, Italy (993 words)
The volcano of Campi Flegrei lies immediately to the west of Napoli, and its deposits form much of the hills on which the higher areas of that city have been constructed.
The Campi Flegrei caldera is well known for a phenomenon named "bradyseism" which is the alternating uplift and sinking of the ground within the caldera.
Campi Flegrei (and its eastward extension into the area of the city of Napoli) are considered a potentially highly dangerous volcanic area.
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A pochi metri dal mare e dalla stazione ferroviaria della Cumana, sorge l'Otium Flegreo, un tranquillo appartamento con ingresso indipendente situato al centro dei Campi Flegrei.
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