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Did You Know...Mt Vesuvius 

Did you know that on August 24 in 79 AD Mount Vesuvius unleashed its volcanic fury, destroying the towns of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, and multiple others whilst killing thousands of people with its pyroclastic flows of searing gas and molten rock. 51 more words

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From the Shores of Lesser Slave Lake

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a lot of rain hit areas of the province. During this time of year, the hot humid weather generates plenty of late afternoon thunderstorms. 64 more words


A Ship Comes In

N.B. – For relevant background information, please see A Date with History and Of Peddlers and Photographs (if you haven’t already).

G’day there!

And so we come to a fork in the road. 1,515 more words


Alternatives to Pompeii...

Undoubtedly when thinking of classical sites in Italy, the wonders of Rome as well as the miraculously preserved windows into Roman life that are Pompeii and Herculaneum are what immediately spring to mind. 997 more words


Computer tools for depicting shape and detail in 3D archaeological models

On every Wednesday I post videos of a session I have filmed at a conference.

Session Abstract:

Miguel Carrero-Pazos, Alia Vázquez-Martínez, Benito Vilas-Estévez, Miguel Busto-Zapico… 3,209 more words