Mount Vesuvius 79 A.D.
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Area in Pompeii where Mount Vesuvius is.<br /><br />&quot;Vesuvius, Mount: Location.&quot;
Fun Fact: Mt. Vesuvius is one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world <br /><br />&quot;Top 10 Facts&quot;
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Effects on Humanity: It is estimated that around 10,000 to 25,000 people died at the time of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.The eruption caused the destruction of the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.<br /><br />&quot;How Many People Were Killed in the Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, Pompeii in 79 A.D.?&quot;
Geologic Effects: When Mount Vesuvius exploded it sent a 10-mile mushroom cloud of ash and pumice upwards into the stratosphere. For twelve hours, volcanic ash and pumice stones up to 3 inches in diameter showered Pompeii.<br /><br />&quot;What Caused the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.&quot;
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum happened on August 24, 79 A.D. &quot;This Day in History.&quot;
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. was caused when a series of harsh earthquakes happened. It was also helped by hardened lava from the eruption in 63 A.D. which was covering the vent. The pressure built up then exploded in a deadly eruption of smoke, pumice, and volcanic ash.<br /><br />&quot;This Day in History.&quot;