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The Worst Volcanic Eruptions in History

From the most recent, current volcanic eruptions to those of the past, this list has them all. With volcanic death tolls reaching tragic proportions, these are not only the worst volcanic eruptions environmentally, they're also the deadliest. World disasters such as these famous natural catastrophes can affect the world on a global scale and test the preparedness and relief our governments can provide. Luckily for the human race, none of these have been supervolcanoes.

What are the worst volcanic eruptions ever? Such great disasters, despite the destruction and natural hazards that come along with them, can also bring forth examples of how big our hearts are as we as individuals provide aid alongside our countries.
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    Mount Tambora

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    The biggest volcanic eruption in human history occurred in 1815 on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa, leaving 100,000 dead. There was between six months and three years of steaming and small eruptions after the initial one. Because of the 400 million ton cloud of gas the volcano created, the earth began to cool and 1816 became known as "The Year Without Summer" because of the low temperatures, which killed crops and led to mass starvation.

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