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Campi Flegrei, region and volcanic caldera, Italy: see Phlegraean FieldsPhlegraean Fields
, Ital. Campi Flegrei, fertile volcanic region, Campania, S Italy, along the Tyrrhenian Sea between Pozzuoli and Naples. It is named for ancient Phlegra, in Macedonia, where in mythology the battle between the giants and the gods took place.
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At the Phlegrean Fields (Italy), a pyroclastic cone was built up to a height of 132 m and a 1200 m base diameter during the 1538 A.D.
1538 Monte Nuevo eruption (Phlegrean Fields, Italy: the role of syneruptive crystallization.--Bull.
They include Lake Taupo in New Zealand and the Phlegrean Fields
near Naples, Italy.