The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
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ISBN10: 0066212855 ISBN13: 9780066212852 Publisher: Harpercollins Published: Apr 1 2003 Pages: 288 Weight: 1.60lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Considers the global impact of the 1883 eruption of the Krakatoa volcano, documenting its cause of an immense tsunami that killed 40,000 people, its impact on the weather for several years, and its role in anti-Western Islamic fundamentalism.