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Tambora

A Killer Volcano from Indonesia

by Kathy Furgang

  • 193 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Pub Group .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24595199M
ISBN 101404255826
ISBN 109781404255821
OCLC/WorldCa179796010

Bringing the history of this planetary emergency to life, Tambora sheds light on the fragile interdependence of climate and human societies to offer a cautionary tale about the potential tragic impacts of drastic climate change in our own century. UR - M3 - Book. SN - SN - Cited by: Tambora The Eruption That Changed the World (Book): Wood, Gillen D'Arcy: When Indonesia's Mount Tambora erupted in , it unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years. The volcano's massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the Earth, cooling temperatures and disrupting major weather systems for more than three years.

A global history of the climate catastrophe caused by the Tambora eruption. When Indonesia's Mount Tambora erupted in , it unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years.4/5(1). The massive Tambora stratovolcano forms the entire km-wide Sanggar Peninsula on northern Sumbawa Island. The volcano originally grew to about m elevation before a major explosion destroyed its summit and left a pre caldera more t years ago. Lava flows had largely filled the early caldera by ab years ago, before.

The answer could be found on the other side of the planet - at Indonesia’s Mount Tambora. On April 5, , Mount Tambora, a volcano, started to rumble with activity. Over the following four months the volcano exploded - the largest volcanic explosion in recorded history. Many people close to the volcano lost their lives in the event.   The eruption of Mount Tambora, in what is now Indonesia, was so big, it would go on to impact people around the globe and our culture and history to this day, according to the new book “Tambora.


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Tambora by Kathy Furgang Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Winner of the Michelle Kendrick Memorial Book Prize, Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts" "In Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World, Gillen D'Arcy Wood weaves a story that Shelley and Byron could not have told, because they could not have known by: Absolutely fascinating book about the effects of the Tambora eruption in The incredible amount of ash released into the atmosphere in April caused extensive weather anomalies around the world for three years.

In many parts of the world was the year Tambora book a summer/5. "Stimulating and engaging, Tambora provides an excellent overview of the worldwide repercussions that followed the eruption of a single tropical volcano. Weaving together an abundance of newly gathered historical information, Wood emphasizes humanity's disquieting vulnerability to natural events.

This book represents a marvelous piece of work."4/5(). Bringing the history of this planetary emergency to life, Tambora sheds light on the fragile interdependence of climate and human societies to offer a cautionary tale about the potential tragic impacts of drastic climate change in our own century.

"Stimulating and engaging, Tambora provides an Tambora book overview of the worldwide repercussions that followed the eruption of a single tropical volcano. Weaving together an abundance of newly gathered historical information, Wood emphasizes humanity's disquieting vulnerability to natural events.

This book represents a marvelous piece of work."Brand: Princeton University Press. Book Summary When Indonesia's Mount Tambora erupted init unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years.

The volcano's massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the Earth, cooling temperatures and disrupting major weather systems for more than three years. Tambora book Tambora is also interesting as a timely reminder of how interconnected our world is."--Peter Gordon, Asian Review of Books "[Tambora's] portentous lessons on the consequences of global climate disturbances, is told with particular elan and a flair for the dramatic in Gillen D'Arcy Wood's Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World /5().

Tambora, which erupted incaused temperatures to plunge around the globe, offering valuable lessons on climate change today. Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends. The topic, the long-term climatological and sociological effects of the eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia, is such a good one, not only for historical analysis but for learning how humans cope with sudden climate change.

But the book itself gets bogged down in extraneous detail removed from the central narrative/5. Tambora pdf - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily.

The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world. Bringing the history of this planetary emergency to life, Tambora sheds light on the fragile interdependence of climate and human societies to offer a cautionary tale about the potential tragic /5(2).

Mount Tambora, or Tomboro, is an active stratovolcano in the northern part of Sumbawa, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands of was formed due to the active subduction zones beneath it, and before its eruption, it was more than 4, metres (14, feet) high, making it one of the tallest peaks in the Indonesian archipelago.

Tambora's eruption was the largest in Age of rock: Late Pleistocene-recent. Tambora had resounding geopolitical and financial implications. Food for thought as we face the coming decades of climate change upheavals. Explore #book #non-fiction #Mount Tambora #volcano #.

In the best tradition of Paul Theroux and J. Maarten Troost, comes Derek Pugh's torrid tale of Sumbawa, and his ascent of the iconic volcano Mt.

Tambora, whose eruption did indeed change the world. A global history of the climate catastrophe caused by the Tambora eruptionWhen Indonesia's Mount Tambora erupted init unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years.

The volcano’s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the Earth, cooling temperatures and disrupting. As the eruption of Mount Tambora occurred before communication by telegraph, accounts of the cataclysm were slow to reach Europe and North America.

The British governor of Java, Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, who was learning an enormous amount about the native inhabitants of the local islands while writing his book History of Java, collected. The floor of the crater of Mount Tambora, and on his recall to London he published a book on the History of Java inwhich spent all of four pages on the eruption.

(Raffles would later be. The eruption of Mount Tambora was the most powerful in human recorded history, with a Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) of 7. It is the most recently known VEI-7 event and the only unambiguously confirmed VEI-7 eruption since the Lake Taupo eruption in about AD.

Mount Tambora is on the island of Sumbawa in present-day Indonesia, then part of the Dutch East Type: Ultra Plinian. ‎ A global history of the climate catastrophe caused by the Tambora eruption When Indonesia's Mount Tambora erupted init unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years.

The volcano’s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the 4/5(6). Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World, by Gillen D’Arcy Wood Alison Stokes on a 19th-century volcanic eruption that caused a global climate disaster Please login or register to read this article.

When Indonesia's Mount Tambora erupted init unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years. The volcano’s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the Earth, cooling temperatures and disrupting major weather systems for more than three years.

Communities worldwide endured famine, /5(2).Tambora Two - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily.