Eksplozja indonezyjskiego wulkanu
Eksplozja indonezyjskiego wulkanu – 7. 04. 1815. On the Indonesian island of Sumbawa exploded volcano Tambora. Experts compared the strength of its 1000 US atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima. The explosion brought with it 50 thousand. human victims. From the crater blown up about 150 km³ stones. The volcano threw into the atmosphere huge amounts of dust and sulfur dioxide – a cloud stretched across the earth and covered the sun, another period has been recorded as the „year without a summer.” Summer frosts have caused damage to the collections of Europe and North America. In many areas were the cause of starvation.