This is the home page of Mount Vesuvius. Mount Vesuvius erupted on August 24, 79 AD around 2 or 3:00 in the afternoon. Mount Vesuvius is located near Naples, Italy.
Pliny the younger wrote two letters which were to his dear friend Tacitus. Click here to read the letters. Pliny is one of the earliest witnesses of a volcanic eruption. His description of the eruption has been known for nearly 2,000 years!
Another link you can go to is basic information of Mount Vesuvius. Click here to find basic facts of Mount Vesuvius. Enjoy the Mount Vesuvius website pages!