The Day the World Exploded

The Day the World Exploded

The Earthshaking Catastrophe at Krakatoa

Book - 2007
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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], ©2007
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780061239823
0061239828
Branch Call Number: 551.21 Zi
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Chin, Jason 1978-

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