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Tambora: A Killer Volcano from Indonesia (Volcanoes of the World) Kathy Furgang

Tambora: A Killer Volcano from Indonesia (Volcanoes of the World)

Kathy Furgang

Published January 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780823956616
Hardcover
24 pages
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The power of a volcanic eruption is one of natures most dangerous forces. From the beginning of recorded time, volcanoes have continually changed Earths surface and weather patterns. Each of these books, which are written to accompany and enhanceMoreThe power of a volcanic eruption is one of natures most dangerous forces. From the beginning of recorded time, volcanoes have continually changed Earths surface and weather patterns. Each of these books, which are written to accompany and enhance an earth science curriculum, describes the composition of planet Earth, the different types of volcanoes, and the geologic events that bring about an eruption. This dynamic series takes a look at six of the most important active volcanoes on Earth and the big blasts that have altered the history of humankind.The 1815 eruption of this volcano was the most deadly explosion of any volcano in recent history. Nearly 92,000 human deaths were attributed to the blast from this Indonesian volcano.