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, Italy. The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. One of the most memorable places I've ever been.
In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.