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can you see mt etna from the amalfi coast

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Mount Etna is on the island of Sicily!

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If you are referring to Mt Vesuvius then the answer is that it can be seen from Sorrento, which is "around the corner" from the Alamfi Coast, although from the Amafi Coast the volcano is not visible.

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Yeah I realise its on Sicily but we were trying to work out if Mt Etna can be seen from the Amalfi Coast ?

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You won't see it. The distance is over 300 km.

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http://www.ringbell.co.uk/info/hdist.htm

Plug is whatever observer altitude you wish, but it will take a lot of altitude to get a horizon far enough to get to Sicily from Salerno which a at least 200 miles apart.

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thanx - using this calculator is seems it may be possible to actually see Mt Etna (which is 3300 metres high) .

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You can't see Mount Etna from the Amalfi Coast.

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