Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00047
Lava flows issued from several vents beginning in May 1858 and lasting until December 1861. The lava flows traveled to the west and SW and caused extensive damage. This eruption began with collapse of the crater of Vesuvius in December 1855.
From the collection of Maurice and Katia Krafft.
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