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Published April 20, 2013, 11:34 PM

Away from Home: Mount Vesuvius, Italy

This picture was taken from the archaeological site of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.

By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM

What: Mount Vesuvius, south of Naples, Italy

When: March 9

Distance from Fargo: 5,070 miles

Comments: This picture was taken from the archaeological site of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. The remains of a temple to the god Zeus can be seen between the second and third pillars from the right side. The city of Pompeii was destroyed in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius erupted.

Sheila Carlson and Richard Ma, Barnesville, Minn.

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