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Founded in 1841, by Ferdinando II di Borbone, king of "Due Sicilie", the Vesuvius Observatory is the oldest volcanology observatory in the world. Now it is Naples branch of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV). The Vesuvius Observatory is responsible for monitoring of active volcanoes such as Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei and Ischia