A Natural Disaster

Mount Vesuvius By:Miranda and Edgar

When did Mt. Vesuvius erupt on Pompeii?

Mt.Vesuvius erupted on pompeii in 79 A.D and has erupted 50 times since

What were the signs of MT.Vesuvious when it erupted?

A long muffled roar, mini earthquakes, and big waves from their gentle sea, and animals were acting crazy.

How many deaths?

2000 people died when Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.

What were the cities affected?

Pompeii, Herculaneum, and stabie.

What was the economic impact (money)?

The cost for the damage to the agriculture was $39 million,the property was $103 million,for the forest it was $450 million and $363 million for clean up.

Enviromental impact/damages

Mount Vesuvius left people covered in ash,left Pompeii 20-40 feet under ground.A wing of a plane was damaged.

Interesting facts

Mount Vesuvius is 277 meters (4190 meters), 48 kilometers (30 miles), 17,000 years old,over 50 eruptions (famous in 79 ad), and still active today,last erupted in 1944 and 79 ad.10 minutes after Mount Vesuvius erupted a tsunami hit shores.
Volcano Explosion (Mt. Vesuvius)