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A painting showing the 79 AD eruption. s1.thingpic.com
People were killed immediately after the 79 AD eruption. s1.thingpic.com
Mt. Vesuvius buried two Italian cities.
This volcano is located in Naples, Italy. The last eruption was in 1944. It is an active volcano and has had a 20 year eruption pattern. Although that pattern hasn't continued since it last erupted in 1944.
The two plates involved in the creation of this volcano are the African and Eurasian plates. This is a subduction zone.
More casualties. s1.thingpic.com
In 79 AD, the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were destroyed and buried everyone alive.
The 1944 eruption lasted for 2 weeks.
It is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world.
Pompeii became frozen in time.
Experts think it'll erupt again, posing a danger to the 2 million people that live nearby.

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