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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded

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The most terrifying and destructive volcanic cataclysm in modern recorded history took place in August 1883, when a series of incredibly powerful detonations destroyed the landmark island of Krakatoa, in the Sunda Strait, five miles off the western tip of Java. The impact of the explosions was utterly destructive in the immediate region, destorying 200 Javan villages and 40,000 people. The explosions had a dramatic effect that was felt and heard for thousands of miles, over fully ten per cent of the earth's surface - in ...

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
2004, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141005171

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
2003, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670911264

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
2003, Viking/Allen Lane, Hawthorn

ISBN-13: 9780670914302

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