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Mount Vesuvius is a volcano in the Gulf of Naples, Italy. Mount Vesuvius is best known for its eruption in 79 AD that led to the burial and destruction of the Roman city of Pompeii.

The Heroes of Olympus

The Blood of Olympus

Reyna Avila Ramírez-Arellano, Nico di Angelo, and Gleeson Hedge fall towards the volcano after shadow travelling with the Athena Parthenos and accidentally ending up there. Reyna lends Nico strength and they quickly shadow travel to Pompeii.

The Trials of Apollo

The Burning Maze

It is revealed by Apollo that Vulcan was the one who caused the volcano to erupt, he was having a bad week.

Also, when visiting Santa Barbara, Apollo noted that the town is similar to Baiae the only difference was that Mount Vesuvius was missing.

Locations (CHB)
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