A gulf, in the Mediterranean Sea, located along the coast of Campania.
There are two forms which are very common in the Gulf of Naples.
The observations of Aime in 1845 and of Semmola in the Gulf of Naples in 1881 show that the surface water in winter cools until the whole mass of water from the surface to the bottom, in 1600 fathoms or more, assumes the same temperature.
STABIAE, an ancient town of Campania, Italy, on the coast at the east extremity of the Gulf of Naples (mod.
It is situated on and at the base of a hill projecting into the bay at Pozzuoli, separated from the main portion of the Gulf of Naples by the promontory of Posilipo.