Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy : Pompeii was an ancient Roman town in Italy. The city Pompeii was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Ruins of Pompeii with Mt. Vesuvius in the background: Mt. Vesuvius is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world. It's best known for the eruption in 79 A. that destroyed the city of Pompeii. The last serious eruption was in