Why Did Mt Vesuvius Erupt?

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Mt. Vesuvius erupted due to the pressure exerted by the magma in the Earth's mantle, which increased to the point where it had to find an outlet. The magma inside it was over pressurised and under very high temperature causing inbuilt stress that led to the eruption.
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Mount Vesuvius, the same as all other known volcanoes, erupted because the pressure exerted by the magma in the Earth's mantle increased to the point where it had to find an outlet. When a weak part of the crust was found, an eruption began.
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