Plinian Eruption - Universe Today
[/caption] Think about a classic volcanic eruption, with a huge cloud of volcanic ash rising up from a giant cinder cone. That’s a Plinian eruption, named after the Roman statesman Pliny the Younger, who witnessed the eruption of Italy’s Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. As you probably know, that eruption desctroyed the downs of Pompeii … Continue reading "Plinian Eruption"