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Pompeii Volcano – The dark day in Pompeii History when Mount Vesuvius Volcano Erupted

In AD 79, a cataclysmic event forever altered the course of history – the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. This was a day of unparalleled devastation that unfolded in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii and its surroundings. The eruption was a terrifying spectacle as Vesuvius spewed ash, pumice, and volcanic gases into the sky.

Lake Retba – Senegal

  Lake Retba or Lac Rose lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal, some 30 km (18 miles) north-east of the capital, Dakar in northwest Africa. It is named for its pink waters caused by Dunaliella...