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Lakes of Campi Flegrei

Lakes of Campi Flegrei

Campi Flegrei (from the Greek phlegraios = on fire) is a volcanic area to the northwest of Naples, extending from the Agnano crater to Cuma. Pozzuoli, Bacoli, Monte di Procida and Quarto, some northern districts of Naples. In this area there are three coastal lakes: Fusaro, Miseno, Lucrino. Lake Fusaro, between Cuma and Monte di...

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Campi Flegrei: Supervolcano

Campi Flegrei: Supervolcano

The Campi Flegrei, with Ischia and Procida, represent a complex volcanic system consisting of a series of nineteen craters concentrated in an area of ​​about 65 km² and arranged according to an east-west alignment. These craters are so close together that in several cases they overlap; it is thus that an older crater has been...

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What are Campi Flegrei?

What are Campi Flegrei?

The name “Campi Flegrei”, Phlegrean Fields, indicates the portion of the Campania coast, in the province of Naples, which describes an arc extending from the offshoots of the Posillipo hill to Capo Miseno. Integral and typical elements of the Phlegraean area, consisting of a collapsed part, called the caldera, about 12 km in diameter and...

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