Mount Vesuvius Facts For Kids

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  • Vesuvius: a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast; a Plinian eruption in 79 AD buried Pompeii and killed Pliny the Elder; last erupted in 1944
  • Mount Vesuvius (Monte Vesuvio, Mons Vesuvius) is a stratovolcano on the Bay of Naples, Italy, about east of Naples and a short distance from the shore. It is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years, although it is not currently erupting.
  • Photos, maps, eruption history, geologic hazards, plate tectonics and more. By Jessica Ball.

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In the Shadow of Vesuvius
In the Shadow of Vesuvius
Since the days of the Roman Empire, Italy’s Mount Vesuvius has erupted more than 50 times, devastating whole cities and towns. At Herculaneum, archaeologists found human skeletons in a fatal embrace. Although Vesuvius is sleeping now, this active volcano is never far from the minds of the two million people who live in its shadow.
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Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius
Mount Vesuvius in the background. Mt. Vesuvius’ erutption both destroyed and perversed the Roman city of Pompeii.

Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius
In front of Mount Vesuvius in the Pompeii ruins

mount vesuvius facts for kids

Piennolo Vine Tomatoes From Mount Vesuvius By Casa Barone - 1kg
Piennolo tomatoes are grown organically on the Mount Vesuvius National Park and benefit from the high concentration of minerals of the rich lava soil. The Piennolo tomato variety is the ONLY one included in the Slow Food Ark of endangered foods, our Piennolo by Casa Barone tomatoes the ONLY certified organic tomato of its kind and growing on the Mount Vesuvius slopes since 1944. To add status to status Piennolo tomatoes will soon be given DOP certification and they are one of the very few varieties recommended by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana . Impressive pedigree, and even more impressive tomato flavor. The powerful Vesuvian sun and the scarcity of water happily conjure to create pulpy tomatoes of a remarkable fresh flavor. The marvellous balance of sweetness and acidity, renders a perfect tomato preserve that never needs any sugar added to it! The products of Casa Barone company are certified organic, picked at the point of ripeness, only between July and August and prepared on the spot using traditional techniques and bottled in their own juice. Piennolo tomatoes are ideal for spaghetti, in a simple sauce of GENTLY HEATED tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and garlic — a small, but unforgettable masterpiece, and they will make your pizza sing adding the most authentic note to the most authentic Neapolitan pizza recipe!