By: Dylan G.
What is a Volcanic Eruption?
A vocanic eruption is the sudden occurrance of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material.
The eruption above is the city of pompeii. It was destroyed by a volcanic eruption. The city was covered in volcanic rock after the magma dried. It was a natural disaster because noone blew up the top of the mountain and forced lava to come to the surface. It killed all of the pompeii population. Today you can go to pompeii on a tour.