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Vulcania: amusement park in Auvergne

Livre Hamilton (Hamilton’s treatise)

One of the first volcanological treatises gathering an abundant iconography on the volcano Vesuvius, its eruptions and the evolution of its crater!

Lord William Hamilton was a passionate about volcanology in the 18th century. In 1776, he brought together the observations and sketches made during his study of Vesuvius and published a masterful work called ‘Champs Phlégréens’ (Phlegraean fields).

Consult an interactive version of his work at Vulcania and admire the detailed descriptions of eruptions, to a scientific extend!

Experience

Interactive version of the masterpiece 'Champs Phlégréens' (Phlegraean fields)

Location of ''Livre Hamilton''