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Place : Naples.

Description : Vesuvius is an Italian volcano of 4200 feet (1281 m) height, bordering bay of Naples. It was responsible, on August 24, 1979 of the Christian era, the destruction of the Pompéi town, Herculanum and Stabies, buried under a rain of ashes and mud which where preserved.
Few cities as Naples also developed close to active volcanos.