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Guess Where in Italy? Part 3 – The Answer

We have a budding Italy expert in out midst!  Nora of Enchanting Italy, after hunting around the world wide web for a while, managed to discover that the extinct volcano shown in this week’s Guess Where in Italy? quiz, was Monte Vulture.

Monte Vulture
Monte Vulture

Nora also managed to get the right answer to last week’s Guess Where in Italy? quiz too.  Very impressive Nora.  Well done!

But where is this mountain with a name which, to English speakers, creates the impression that it is permanently surrounded by a certain bald headed bird?

Monte Vulture in Basilicata

Monte Vulture is to be found deep in the south of Italy in the Basilicata region.  Feel free to go and visit this volcano, and you should not have to worry about any forthcoming eruptions either.  The last time Monte Vulture blew its top was some 40,000 years ago.

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Monte Vulture, Basilicata, Italy

28 Volcanoes in Italy

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There are 28 volcanoes in Italy, according to Wikipedia, but only three are actually active.  Excepting Italy’s Etna, Vesuvius, and Stromboli volcanoes, a few of Italy’s volcanoes erupted over one hundred years or so ago, whereas others have been silent for even longer than Monte Vulture.

More information:

List of Volcano’s in Italy – Wikipedia

More about Monte Vulture – Wikipedia

The Guess Where in Italy? Part 3 post.

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