Latitude and longitude of Phlegraean Fields

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The Phlegraean Fields (Italian: Campi Flegrei; from Greek φλέγω, "to burn") are a large volcanic area situated to the west of Naples, Italy. It was declared a regional park in 2003. Lying mostly underwater, the area of the caldera comprises 24 craters and volcanic edifices. Hydrothermal activity can be observed at Lucrino, Agnano and the town of Pozzuoli. There are also effusive gaseous manifestations in the Solfatara crater, which is known as the mythological home of the Roman god of fire, Vulcan. The area also features bradyseismic phenomena, which are most evident at the Macellum of Pozzuoli which in the 18th century was misidentified as a Temple of Serapis, as geologists puzzled over bands of boreholes (Gastrochaenolites) left by marine Lithophaga molluscs on three standing marble columns, showing that the level of the site in relation to sea level had varied.

Latitude: 40° 49' 37.20" N
Longitude: 14° 08' 20.40" E

Nearest city to this article: Bagnoli

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GPS coordinates of Phlegraean Fields, Italy

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