Mount Somma is a mountain located in province of Naples, in the Campania.It is an integral part of the volcanic complex "Somma-Vesuvius." Its 1132 m.Mount Somma is the remnant of a large volcano, out of which Mount Vesuvius has grown. Currently, Mount Somma appears to be spread in a semicircle around the north side and north-east of Vesuvius. Vesuvius's formation began in the collapsed caldera of Mount Somma.
A feature of the Mount Somma is its highest point, which reaches 1,132 meters, called "Punta del Nasone," because of the similarity with a nose covered in the profile of a face lying along the top of the mountain. This similarity can be seen by looking the Mount Somma from the peak of Vesuvius.Since 1995 the Mount Somma has been the part of the Vesuvius National Park.