Vulture Volcano | John Seach


Basilicata, Italy

40.948 N, 15.636 E
summit elevation 1326 m

Vulture Volcano is located 100 km east of Mt Vesuvius. It is the only volcano east of the Appenine mountains.

Vulture volcano is part of the Intramontane Ultra-alkaline Province, at the outer eastern border of the Tyrrhenian extensional zone.

The volcano contains the mineral hauyne in its lavas.

Further reading
Narcisi, B., 1996. Tephrochronology of a late Quaternary lacustrine record from the Monticchio maar (Vulture volcano, southern Italy). Quaternary Science Reviews15(2-3), pp.155-165.

De Fino, M., et al. "Petrogenesis of Monte Vulture volcano (Italy): inferences from mineral chemistry, major and trace element data." Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 92.2 (1986): 135-145.

Vulture Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.