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

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st U.S. edView 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 : HRD 9780066212852 : HRD 006093736X 9780060937362
OCLC Number: 861753901
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in 2003 by Viking"--T.p. verso.
Description: xvi, 416 p. : ill., 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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