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The Laki Eruptions of 1783
June 12, 2013 | Scientific American

Scientific American has a new article titled “June 8, 1783: How the “Laki-eruptions” changed History”. The volcano may have been responsible for short term climate variations that caused years of crop failure in Europe.


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Eyjafjallajokull Contingency Plan for the UK
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