Vesuvius is an excint volcano in Italy. Its very famous because there was aterrible eruption in 79 A.D. We know about the eruption from very old lettlers.One afternoon the people from Pompeii heard a loud noise. They looked upand saw a cloud of ash shooting out of the top of Mount Vesuvius . Soonafter that, failling rocks started hitting the town. People ran out of theirhouses, but they couldnt breathe. There were huge clouds of ash and gas.By the evening, thousands of people were dead.The next day, lots of mud and ash covered the town. It hardened into rockand covered Pompeii.Pompeii was a lost city.People forgot about Pompeii for 1,500 years.
Mount St.Helens It is in Washington D.C, it is an active volcano. The most catastrofic eruption was on May 18, 1980.Fifty seven people were killed. The homes, the bridges,... were destroyed.
TEIDE ● It is in Canary Islands, in Tenerife. Teide is a dormant volcano. Its last eruption was in 1909.
ETNA ● It is in Scily, Italy. Etna is a active volcano. In Europe is the largest volcano. In 2002-2003 there were the biggest eruptions and the most important eruption was in 1669. It killed only a few people.
NEVADO DE RUIZ ● It is in Colombia. Its the highest active volcano in Colombia. The most important eruption was in 1985. 23.000 people died.
KRAKATOA ● It is in Indonesia.It´s a dormant volcano. The most important eruption was in 1883. It destroyed most of the island and it caused a tsunami. It killed 36.417 people.