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9 Cities That Could Be The Next Pompeii

The Ancient Roman city of Pompeii is widely known as one of the most famous victims of a deadly volcanic eruption. Indeed in the year 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius' eruption totally destroyed the city, covering it completely with ash, molten rocks, and poisonous gas. With the preserved remains of many victims excavated in the ensuing centuries, Pompeii remains a warning for other modern cities in the shadow of volcanos.

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    9 Cities That Could Be The Next Pompeii

    9 Cities That Could Be The Next Pompeii

    The Ancient Roman city of Pompeii is widely known as one of the most famous victims of a deadly volcanic eruption. Indeed in the year 79 AD, Mount …

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