The Day the World Exploded
The Earthshaking Catastrophe at KrakatoaBook - 2007
The almighty explosion that destroyed the volcano island of Krakatoa was followed by an immense tsunami that killed more than thirty thousand people. The effects of the waves were felt as far away as France, and bodies were washed up in Zanzibar. In this illustrated account based on Simon Winchester's bestselling Krakatoa, the colossal explosion is brought to vivid life. From the ominous warnings leading up to the eruption to the wave of killings it provoked, here is an engaging and insightful look at what happened on the day the world exploded.
Publisher: New York : Collins, , ©2007
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 551.21 Zi
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm