Eruption in Pompei

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Focu Question:

While visiting the museum, you learn of an eruption that occurred several hundred years ago, near the city of Pompeii. Archaeologists have found the remains of people embracing each other, suffocated by ash and rock that covered everything. What type of eruption must have this been?

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