Mount Vesuvius

ID INFO

The Mount Vesuvius Eruption Pompeii, Italy 7:41 a.m.

Mount Vesuvius is located 40.8206 N 14.4297 E to be exact. Mount Vesuvius is located in the Pompeii, Italy.

Event Information And Past History

When this volcano erupted it affected the European plate and the African plate. The eruption occurred because the African plate collided with the european plate. This type of plate boundary is convergent. Mount Vesuvius erupted in 1944 you know, but nobody died from the eruption.


Past History

The latest eruption of Mount Vesuvius was 1944. The first eruption was A.D. 79. The first eruption was known as the eruption that destroyed Pompeii. Nobody knew that it was going to erupt and it caught a lot of people off guard and made a lot of damage to the city of Pompeii.

Sources

ancienthistory.about.com/od/.../g/Vesuvius.htm

geology.com › Volcanoes

www.volcanolive.com/vesuvius.htm