Mount tambora, or tomboro, is an active stratovolcano in the northern part of sumbawa, one of the lesser sunda islands of indonesiatambora is known for its major eruption in 1815. Mount tambora in indonesia erupted and caused the year without a summer over 100,000 people died from starvation because of the resulting climate change. The 1815 eruption of mount tambora was one of the most powerful in recorded history, with a volcanic explosivity index (vei) of 7 it is the most recently known vei-7 event and the only unambiguously confirmed vei-7 eruption since the lake taupo eruption in about 180 ad.
- mount tambora, located on the island of sumbawa, indonesia is classified as a stratovolcano also known as a composite volcano, tambora is a tall conical volcano (cone like structure) where layers of the walls are built by hardened lava and volcanic ash. Cover of a book on mount tambora eruption and the year without a summer mixed with the material that flowed out of mount tambora were millions of tonnes of sulfur dioxide a large portion of this rose up into the stratosphere and spread around the equator and towards the poles. In 1815 mount tambora on the island of sumbawa in the dutch east indies, modern day indonesia, erupted it was the largest volcanic eruption for 1,300 years it had a significant effect on the global climate causing severe weather abnormalities. Eruption of the volcano at mount tambora in 1815 was the largest volcanic eruption of the 19th century it brought about the year without a summer mount tambora was the largest volcanic eruption of 19th century.
Tambora erupts in 1815 and changes world history [excerpt] in 1816 a remarkable thing happened—there was no summer weather in much of the northern hemisphere this excerpt from the year without. This volcano produced such a violent eruption in 1815 that it shielded the earth from the intense summer sunlight, leading to 1816 becoming the year without a summer 1 mount tambora's. The answer could be found on the other side of the planet - at indonesia's mount tambora on april 5, 1815, mount tambora, a volcano, started to rumble with activity over the following four months the volcano exploded - the largest volcanic explosion in recorded history.
The eruption of mount tambora in 1815 caused catastrophic loss of life and cooled the globe three degrees thus the year was marked in the climate annals as the year without a summer. Without undertaking to discuss, much less to decide, such a learned subject as this, we should be glad if proper pains were taken to ascertain, by regular journals of the weather from year to year, the state of the seaons in this country and europe, as well as the general state of health in both quarters of the globe. The year without a summer by charles river editors is an excellent retelling of mount tambora, which blew its stack in 1816 and caused one of the mightiest volcanic eruptions in recorded history.
Tambora the year without a summer the amount of sulfur dioxide that was released into the stratosphere made 1816 the year without a summer. Mount tambora is a large stratovolcano located on the island of sumbawa, indonesia it lies approximately 210 miles north of the java trench and is flanked to the north and south by oceanic crust. This feature is not available right now please try again later. The year without summer: 1816 and the volcano that darkened the world and changed history by by william k klingaman and nicholas p klingaman tambora: the eruption that changed the world by gillen d'arcy wood. The so-called year without a summer—1816—belongs to a three-year period of severe climate deterioration of global scope caused by the eruption of mt tambora in indonesia in april, 1815.
Mount tambora (or tamboro) is an active stratovolcano on the island of sumbawa, indonesia sumbawa is flanked both to the north and south by oceanic crust, and tambora was formed by the active. The eruption of mount tambora killed thousands, plunged much of the world into a frightful chill and offers lessons for today known as the year without a summer tamboran gloom may have. Indonesia's mount tambora produced the largest volcanic eruption of historic time image: nasa april 17, 1815, saw the largest, and arguably the most deadly, volcanic eruption of historic times when indonesia's tambora volcano quite literally blew its top. If the tambora disaster persists in cultural memory at all, it is as the year without a summer, 1816, the most notorious and best chronicled extreme weather event of that century.
Mount tambora and the year without a summer april 10, 1815 mount tambora on the island of sumbawa in the indonesian archipelago erupted, explosively, ejecting some 38 cubic miles of material 27 miles into the stratosphere, and blacking out the sun for two days at a distance of 370 miles. The eruption of tambora in 1815 was the largest volcanic eruption in human history and resulted in a period of global cooling known as the year without a summer (photo: haraldur sigurdsson. Mount tambora, also called mount tamboro, indonesian gunung tambora, volcanic mountain on the northern coast of sumbawa island, indonesia, that in april 1815 exploded in the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history it is now 2,851 metres (9,354 feet) high, having lost much of its top in the 1815 eruption.