What do you think happened in this place?
In 79 A.D. Mount Vesuvius erupted. It caused the destruction of the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum in what is now Italy. Mount Vesuvius is a composite volcanic landform. Composite volcanoes are made up of layers of lava flows alternating with layers of ash, cinders, and rocks. Composite volcanoes cause the most damage. What other types of volcanic landforms are there?