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date: 23 November 2017

Mount Tambora

Source:
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
Author(s):

Chris Park,

Michael Allaby

Mount Tambora 

A volcano in Indonesia that erupted in April 1815, ejecting an estimated 15 km3 of ash and sulphate aerosol in what was one of the most violent eruptions for several thousand years. Temperatures fell by up to 1°C in many areas.

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