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Pompeii 

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Where is pompeii?
Near Naples
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What was it?
It was a roman town that was buried by a volcanic eruption
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When did the volcano erupt ?
In 79AD,then it was redescovered
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What evidence is there for life in pompeii?
The town itself,and comparison to other roman sites
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Were there any warning signals?
In 79AD,in the city of pompeii there was a huge earthquake where most of the buildings ,but the city was repaired
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Where was Pompeii built?
At the bottom of the volcano,called Mount Vesuvius.
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When did it erupt exactly?
On the 24th of August,it erupted.The peak of the volcano flew 20km in the air .Volcanic ash began for rain down on the terrified citizens of pompeii
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Did anyone escape?
Some people tried to escape by sea but there was a tsunami,which makes it impossible to board boats
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It was a roman town that was buried by a volcanic eruption

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What was it?

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In 79AD,then it was redescovered

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The town itself,and comparison to other roman sites

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In 79AD,in the city of pompeii there was a huge earthquake where most of the buildings ,but the city was repaired

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