Mount Vesuvius

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Mount Vesuvius

MountVesuvius

LOCATION WORLD MAP

VOLCANO BASICSLocation: Near Naples, ItalyType of Cone: StratovolcanoElevation: 4,203 ft.Nearest City: PompeiiCurrent Life Stage: ActiveHow Formed: Convergence of two tectonic plates

WATCH it ERUPT!

ERUPTIONSMost Recent: 1944Type of Eruption: violent, pyroclastic, and active.

HISTORY-Wiped out the cities of: Pompeii and Herculaneum-13% of the population died in the blast, 2,000 initally died-The eruption may happen again-Spewed 1.5 millions tons of lava-Has erupted 6 total times

4 INTERESTING FACTS1. The sky cleared of ash two days later.2. One of the worlds most dangerous eruptions.3. Eruption was off guard but the signs came for years.4. The ruins are visited by millions.

VOLCANO PHOTO

TYPE OF CONE PHOTO

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