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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 Jun 15, 2020 08:43 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.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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mountain, volcano

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, 2020 <> [accessed: 08 July 2020]

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