Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius


60m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Examines the geological evidence that suggests that Mt. Vesuvius, a volcano dormant since 1944, is on the move again. The program looks at scientific measurements of the volcano, at the threat posed by an eruption to the more than two million people who live under its shadow and at the critical day

Film Details

Also Known As
Nova (11/10/98)
Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Examines the geological evidence that suggests that Mt. Vesuvius, a volcano dormant since 1944, is on the move again. The program looks at scientific measurements of the volcano, at the threat posed by an eruption to the more than two million people who live under its shadow and at the critical day in 79 AD when the city of Pompeii died.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nova (11/10/98)
Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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