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Pictures of Mount Vesuvius. Images & Photos of Vesuvius Volcano

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Pictures of Mount Vesuvius. Images & photos of the volcano which erupted in AD79 destroying Pompeii in the Bay of Naples Italy. Since March 1944 Vesuvius has been dormant but in AD79 it erupted with ferocity spewing molten rock and pulverised pumice at the rate of 1.5 million tons per second, releasing a hundred thousand times the thermal energy of the Hiroshima bombing. By the time the eruption of Vesuvius was over an estimated 16,000 Romans had been killed and Pompeii had disappeared...
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