The archaeological remains of Pompeii demonstrates nature's ability to destroy and preserve.

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The archaeological remains of Pompeii demonstrates nature's ability to destroy and preserve.
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Pompeii is a vast archaeological site in southern Italy’s Campania region, near the coast of the Bay of Naples. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried under meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
Location: Pompeii, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy