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Creators: N. Purcell last modified Jan 18, 2013 09:55 PM Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).

A stratovolcano located in the Gulf of Naples, Vesuvius stands to an elevation of 1,281 m (4,203 ft). It is notable in historical terms for its eruption of AD 79 in which numerous Rome sites, including Pompeii and Herculaneum, were destroyed.

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Puteolanus Sinus/Crater by N. Purcell — last modified Jan 22, 2013 06:13 PM
Also called the Bay of Naples, the Puteolanus Sinus is a gulf located on the southwestern coast of Italy. It opens west to the Mediterranean Sea and is bordered on the east by Mt. Vesuvius and the south by the Sorrentine Peninsula.


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 F4 Vesuvius M.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Monte Vesuvio

http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/433189

Purcell, N., R. Talbert, S. Gillies, J. Åhlfeldt, T. Elliott, J. Becker. "Places: 433189 (Vesuvius M.)". Pleiades. <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/433189> [Accessed: September 1, 2014 4:58 pm]

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