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Mount Vesuvius

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Mount Vesuvius is an active volcano found near the Gulf of Naples. This volcano is best known for its eruption in 79 AD, which buried the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The eruption was estimated to destroy under ten percent of the population of Pompeii at the time. Although the loss of life was devastating, the eruption was monumental in…