New scans show victims of ancient Pompeii eruption

New scans show victims of ancient Pompeii eruption

Scientists use CAT scan technology to learn about the habits of life, employment and social class of the residents of Pompeii who died in 79 AD after the volcano erupted.

Body cast of victim of Pompeii eruption. The Roman city of Pompeii, located in the Bay of Naples, Italy, was ruined and buried under thick layers of ash during an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. Many of those buried under the ash were killed by falling buildings or other causes, such as poisonous fumes.

Body cast of victim of Pompeii eruption. The Roman city of Pompeii, located in the Bay of Naples, Italy, was ruined and buried under thick layers of ash during an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. Many of those buried under the ash were killed by falling buildings or other causes, such as poisonous fumes.

TIL that the victims of the Pompeii eruption had "perfect teeth" - linked to both a healthy diet and high levels of fluorine in the air and water near the volcano

TIL that the victims of the Pompeii eruption had "perfect teeth" - linked to both a healthy diet and high levels of fluorine in the air and water near the volcano

pompeii map | File:Pompeii eruption map.svg - The Forever Knight Wiki - episodes and ...

Pompeii eruption map.svg

pompeii map | File:Pompeii eruption map.svg - The Forever Knight Wiki - episodes and ...

The Volcanic Explosivity Index is used to compare the size of explosive volcanic eruptions.  Image; The spheres in the illustration represent the volume of erupted tephra for some of the most widely-known explosive volcanic eruptions. Although most people believe that Vesuvius (79 AD - the Pompeii eruption), Mount St. Helens (1980) and Mount Pinatubo (1991) were enormous, they are very small compared to ancient eruptions such as Wah Wah Springs, Toba, Yellowstone or Long Valley Caldera.

The Volcanic Explosivity Index is used to compare the size of explosive volcanic eruptions. Image; The spheres in the illustration represent the volume of erupted tephra for some of the most widely-known explosive volcanic eruptions. Although most people believe that Vesuvius (79 AD - the Pompeii eruption), Mount St. Helens (1980) and Mount Pinatubo (1991) were enormous, they are very small compared to ancient eruptions such as Wah Wah Springs, Toba, Yellowstone or Long Valley Caldera.

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MOH2: Lesson 9 - Pompeii. Good video that shows what it would have been like the day of the explosion.

MOH2: Lesson 9 - Pompeii. Good video that shows what it would have been like the day of the explosion.

Roaring Volcano, March Two-Step, Fall of Pompeii, Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, Vintage Sheet Music, 1912 Popular Song, Piano, Amazing Cover Art by BettywasaBombshell on Etsy

Roaring Volcano, March Two-Step, Fall of Pompeii, Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, Vintage Sheet Music, 1912 Popular Song, Piano, Amazing Cover Art

Roaring Volcano, March Two-Step, Fall of Pompeii, Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, Vintage Sheet Music, 1912 Popular Song, Piano, Amazing Cover Art by BettywasaBombshell on Etsy

Recreación de la destrucción de Pompeya por la erupción del volcán Vesubio (Zero One Animation)

Recreación de la destrucción de Pompeya por la erupción del volcán Vesubio (Zero One Animation)

These spheres represent the volume of erupted tephra for some of the most widely known volcanic eruptions. Although most people believe that eruptions such as Vesuvius (79 AD- Pompeii), Mt St Helens (1980), Mt Pinatubo (1991) were enormous, they are very small compared to other documented eruptions such as Toba, Yellowstone or Long Valley Caldera.  Toba is beyond comprehension

These spheres represent the volume of erupted tephra for some of the most widely known volcanic eruptions. Although most people believe that eruptions such as Vesuvius (79 AD- Pompeii), Mt St Helens (1980), Mt Pinatubo (1991) were enormous, they are very small compared to other documented eruptions such as Toba, Yellowstone or Long Valley Caldera. Toba is beyond comprehension

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