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Krakatoa : the day the world exploded : August 27, 1883

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 0066212855 9780066212852
OCLC Number: 670284564
Description: xvi, 416 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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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.

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