• Vesuvius

    www.vesuvius.com/en/index.html Vesuvius is a Global leader in molten metal flow engineering. Vesuvius is a global leader in metal flow engineering, providing a full range of engineering services and solutions, principally serving the steel and foundry industries.
  • Vesuvius | Facts, Location, & Eruptions | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/Vesuvius Vesuvius probably originated somewhat less than 200,000 years ago. Although a relatively young volcano, Vesuvius had been dormant for centuries before the great eruption of 79 ce that buried the cities of Pompeii, Oplontis, and Stabiae under ashes and lapilli and the city of Herculaneum under a mudflow.The writer Pliny the Younger, who was staying at a place west of Naples, gave an excellent ...
  • Mount Vesuvius - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Vesuvius Vesuvius is still regarded as an active volcano, although its current activity produces little more than sulfur-rich steam from vents at the bottom and walls of the crater. Vesuvius is a stratovolcano at the convergent boundary where the African Plate is being subducted beneath the Eurasian Plate.
  • Vesuvius - definition of Vesuvius by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/Vesuvius Vesuvius synonyms, Vesuvius pronunciation, Vesuvius translation, English dictionary definition of Vesuvius. ), Mount A volcano, 1,281 m high, of southern Italy on the eastern shore of the Bay of Naples.
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    www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g58269-Vesuvius_Virginia-Vacations.html Vesuvius Tourism: Tripadvisor has 299 reviews of Vesuvius Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Vesuvius resource.
  • Mount Vesuvius, Italy: Map, Facts, Eruption Pictures, Pompeii

    geology.com/volcanoes/vesuvius Mount Vesuvius Introduction. Vesuvius is the only active volcano in mainland Europe, and has produced some of the continent's largest volcanic eruptions.Located on Italy's west coast, it overlooks the Bay and City of Naples and sits in the crater of the ancient Somma volcano.
  • Vesuvius | Volcano World | Oregon State University

    volcano.oregonstate.edu/vesuvius Vesuvius has a long history. The oldest dated rock from the volcano is about 300,000 years old. It was collected from a well drilled near the volcano and was probably part of the Somma volcano. After Somma collapsed about 17,000 years ago, Vesuvius began to form. Vesuvius is a stratovolcano.
  • Mount Vesuvius & Pompeii: Facts & History | Live Science

    www.livescience.com/27871-mount-vesuvius-pompeii.html Mount Vesuvius, on the west coast of Italy, is the only active volcano on mainland Europe. It is best known because of the eruption in A.D. 79 that destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum ...
  • Pompeii, Italy: Mount Vesuvius Eruption & Facts - HISTORY

    www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/pompeii Mount Vesuvius, a volcano near the Bay of Naples in Italy, has erupted more than 50 times. Its most famous eruption took place in the year 79 A.D., when the
  • Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eruption_of_Mount_Vesuvius_in_79 Of the many eruptions of Mount Vesuvius in Italy, the most famous is the eruption in 79 AD.This eruption is one of the deadliest in European history.. Mount Vesuvius violently spewed forth a deadly cloud of super-heated tephra and gases to a height of 33 km (21 mi), ejecting molten rock, pulverized pumice and hot ash at 1.5 million tons per second, ultimately releasing 100,000 times the ...