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Vesuvius M.

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 19, 2015 06:25 PM History
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 settlements, including Pompeii and Herculaneum, were destroyed.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 F4 Vesuvius M.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Monte Vesuvio

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N. Purcell, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Vesuvius M.: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2015 <> [accessed: 21 October 2016]

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