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8 of the Deadliest Volcanoes

Schuyler J. Dievendorf | 25 Jun 2014 16:18
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Laki, or technically LakagĂ­gar, is a volcanic fissure in Iceland. In 1783 a fissure opened that ultimately resulted in lava fountains reaching up to 4,600 feet, this horrific even ended up taking the lives of over 9,000 people. The after-effects for Iceland were catastrophic, causing the deaths of up to 25% of the population of Iceland perished due to famine and fluoride poisoning.

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