Island on Fire: The extraordinary story of Laki, the volcano that turned eighteenth-century Europe dark
Laki is Iceland's largest volcano. Its eruption in 1783 is one of history's great, untold natural disasters. Spewing out sun-blocking ash and then a poisonous fog for eight long months, the effects of the eruption lingered across the world for years. It caused the deaths of people as far away as the Nile and created catastrophic conditions throughout Europe.
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The chapters of this book that are about the eruption of Laki, the effects on Iceland and continental Europe, and so forth--basically, the chapters that reflect the subtitle of the book--were good ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása