Vesuius & The Plain of Campania

Case study about the effects of an eruption of Vesuvius & The Plain of Campania.

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  • Campania is a region in Southern Italy.
  • It includes the major city of Naples, and Mount Vesuvius.
  • It is slightely to the west of Pompeii.
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  • The land that is left is more fertile.
  • They could grow more Wheat, Maize, Peaches, Tomatoes, Almonds, Vines which are all intensively farmed.
  • After the eruption the yields were 5 times greater than before.
  • Sulphur is extracted for use in Insdustry.
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