Mount Vesuvius

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Noun1.Mount Vesuvius - a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coastMount Vesuvius - a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast; a Plinian eruption in 79 AD buried Pompeii and killed Pliny the Elder; last erupted in 1944
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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The 26-year-old from Penarth and fellow fundraisers are hoping to conquer Italy's Mount Vesuvius, Mount Stromboli and Mount Etna, the tallest volcano in Europe.
On three subterranean levels visitors will be offered a virtual tour via giant screens and loud speakers of the eruptions of Vesuvius, Mount Etna or Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, in Hawaii.