Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.

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Michael Mountford and Matthew Heritage

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19 min2018 AUG 6
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The sheer power of nature to wreak havoc on humanity is discussed as we cover the most destructive volcanic eruption in recent human history.Sources:The Eruption of Krakatoa, and subsequent phenomena - Report of the Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society. (https://archive.org/details/eruptionkrakato00whipgoog)KSC VAB Aeroacoustic Hazard Assessment - NASA (Page 43 - https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20110002902.pdf)Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded - Simon Winchester (Book)Volcanoes, Ice and Destructive Waves - Frank Press (Article: http://calteches.library.caltech.edu/170/1/press.pdf)Near and far-field effects of tsunamis generated by the paroxysmal eruptions, explosions, caldera collapses and massive slope failures of the Krakatau Volcano in Indonesia on August 26-27, 1883 - George Pararas-Carayannis (http://library.lanl.gov/tsunami/ts214.pdf)William Ashcroft’s Krakatoa Paintings - https://www.sciencephoto.com/media/363999/view/krakatoa-sunsets-1883-artworks“Why the sky was red in Munch’s ‘The Scream’” - CNN (http://edition.cnn.com/2003/TECH/space/12/10/scream.munch.reut/)http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/Krakatau.html - San Diego State University Eye Witness AccountsKrakatoa Revealed (Documentary - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00791fm)https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/how-krakatoa-made-the-biggest-bang-5336165.htmlhttps://www.livescience.com/28186-krakatoa.htmlKrakatau, 1883 - the volcanic eruption and its effects - Tom Simkin, Richard S. Fiske (Book)http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/describe-1883-eruption-krakatau