Volcanos in Italy
At 4 volcanos in Italy there have been a total of 44 siginificant eruptions over the past 2000 years. Over 7000 people were killed. The worst volcanic eruption in terms of deaths, destroyed houses and financial damages happened on 12/16/1631 at the volcano "Vesuvius". Only here 4000 people died.
9 of 12 volcanos in Italy are considered as still active. Additionally there are 4 active submarine volcanos. Other natural hazards in Italy:
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Significant volcanic eruptions in Italy over the past 2000 years
All volcanos in Italy
These statistics are based on datas from the Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program
(GVP), and the Significant Volcanic Eruptions Database of the National Geophysical Data Center (NOAA) / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS) doi:10.7289/V5JW8BSH
. Several data have been summarized and translated. Foto taken from National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC, public domain).
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