TITLE

VESUVIUS

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;11/28/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 14, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the eruptions of the Vesuvius volcano in Naples, Italy. Height of the volcano; Overview of the volcano's explosion in A.D. 79; Program of the government of Italy for those who live near the volcano; Comments on the volcano's eruptions.
ACCESSION #
11458433

 

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