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An overview of the poignant ruins of Herculaneum (Ercalano) at the foot of Vesuvius which is off to the right. Might load a workshop or two later. This town is better preserved than Pompeii to the south, because it was overwhelmed by a lahar or mud flow rather than a super-heated pyroclastic flow. The mudflow was 60 feet deep and changed the coastline. You can catch tantalising glimpses of some of the artwork and frescoes still decorating the walls.

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Additional Photos by Chris Jules (ChrisJ) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15617 W: 1055 N: 32597] (151660)
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