Mt. Vesuvius and Mt. St. Helen’s are two of the most famous volcanoes in the the world. Mount Vesuvius is the only active volcano on mainland Europe. Mount Vesuvius is considered to be one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world due to the large population in the cities around it. Mount St. Helen’s was surrounded by trees. Natives call Mount St. Helen fire mountain. The last serious eruption was in 1944. Under Mount Vesuvius scientist detected a tear in the African plate . Shortly Mount Vesuvius made a wall of volcanic mud and covered the town of Herculaneum. Mount Vesuvius first eruption was in A.D. 79 Where it destroyed Pompeii. Mount St. Helen’s erupted on May 18 8:32 a.m. Mount St. Helen is in Washington. Mount St. Helen’s has only killed 57 people when the eruption happened. Researchers have found 80 skeletons in Mount Vesuvius in a boat. Mount Vesuvius erupted because of earthquakes. Mount St. Helen’s erupted because of earthquakes and steam explosions. Both volcanoes had earthquakes because they were showing warnings they were going to erupt. Only less than 100 people died at Mount St. Helen’s because they followed the orders to evacuate. Many people died at Pompeii because they thought Mount Vesuvius was only a mountain. Mount St. Helen’s and Mount Vesuvius are two famous volcanoes that people enjoy learning about.