VOL­CANO WIPED OUTROMAN SEA PORT

Science Illustrated - - SCIENCE UPDATE -

On 24 Au­gust 79 AD, Mount Ve­su­vius erupted... again. A 30+-kmhigh ash cloud buried Pom­peii and Her­cu­la­neum. Early warn­ing meant most peo­ple evac­u­ated. Many who died had re­turned to loot homes...

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