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Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79

In the year of 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupted in one of the most catastrophic and infamous eruptions in European history. Historians have learned about the eruption from the eyewitness account of Pliny the Younger, a Roman administrator and poet.

Overview of the eruption with links to further information

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HowStuffWorks "Mount Vesuvius History: Pompeii and Herculaneum"

HowStuffWorks "Mount Vesuvius History: Pompeii and Herculaneum" | Pompeii-Romanlife | Scoop.it
Scientists predict that the next eruption of Mount Vesuvius will be violent. Find out what damage could be done if Mount Vesuvius erupts.
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