History for kids: Vesuvius (Paperback)
Mount Vesuvius is, perhaps, one of the most famous volcanoes in the world. Not only is this magical and dangerous volcanic mountain interesting to geologists, but it is equally interesting and intriguing to historians because Mount Vesuvius carries thousands of years of history with it, namely the eruption in 79AD which covered an entire city, Pompeii, with lava and ash. Pompeii wasn't discovered until 1748. The danger of this amazing volcano is enhanced by its unpredictability. We don't know when the next eruption might happen Also, the fact that an eruption can endanger a large population living on its volcanic mountain adds to its fearsomeness. Let Dinobibi guide you through a discovery of interesting facts and history about Mount Vesuvius.