Browse older articles by clicking on a category or tag below to find articles of interest.
TagsActivities Ammonites BCGS Bivalves Black Country Brachiopods Canals Christmas Climate change Collecting collections Collectors Dinosaurs Dud Dudley Dudley Earth history Earthquake Extinct Fossils geological maps Geology Glacial Ice Age Identification Igneous rocks Italy Limestone Microfossils Minerals mines Mining Murchison Museums Places Rocks Seven Sisters Societies The Dudley Bug Trilobites Vesuvius Video volcano volcanoes Workshops Wrens Nest
Join usIf you share our passion for geology why not join us by becoming a member of the Black Country Geological Society
Vesuvius is the most famous volcano in the world, probably because of its eruption in AD 70 which buried several Roman settlements, including Pompeii and Herculaneum. This was recorded by Pliny the Younger after Pliny the Elder died, apparently of a heart attack rather than directly by the eruption. It is regarded as the most [...]