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Volcanic Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

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In AD 79 the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius obliterated the Roman city of Pompeii. Pompeii was buried under a deep layer of ash for 1,600 years until it was discovered in 1748. Today, you can visit the ruins and see buildings and paintings that were preserved under the ash for centuries.

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