Volcano

Mount Vesuvius across the Bay of Naples ?

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  • Italian: Monte Vesuvio, Latin: Mons Vesuvius. One of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world.
  • Known for its eruption in AD 79 that led to the destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
  • Eyewitness account of Pliny the Younger, a Roman administrator and poet.
  • Located in the Gulf of Naples, Italy, about 9 km (5.6 mi) east of Naples and a short distance from the shore.
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