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Mount Vesuvius


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When was the last eruption?
What is mt Vesuvius elevation?
4,203′ ft
What kind of volcano is it?
What happened in 79 AD?
The eruption destroyed the city of Pompeii
Where is mt Vesuvius located?
on the West coast of Italy
What plate is the volcano located on?
tectonic boundary where the African Plate is.
What kind of eruption was it?
its eruptions typically involve explosive eruptions as well as pyroclastic flows
Is the volcano Active?
Vesuvius is the only active volcano in mainland Europe
Is the volcano part of any campaign?
Vesuvius is part of the Campanian volcanic arc
How old is the volcano?
Age of rock 25,000 years before present to 1944

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