Mount Tambora

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 36 - About 352 Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Essay On Mount Tambora

    • 874 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Mt. Tambora was the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history. This eruption occurred on April 5th, 1815. It was Mt. Tambora, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia (Evans, 2002, p. 1). Volcanos are very tragic natural disasters, and they can cause tons of damage to nearby places. Everyone should make sure that they know how to stay safe during, before, and after the volcano. To begin, many events occur before a volcano erupts. Earthquakes lead up to an eruption, the key reason they occur is magma on the move. Also, skies tend to get gray or black with smoke. There are usually large amounts of rain during, before, and after the eruption. Dark clouds will also build up over the volcano. Along with what happens before the eruption, there is also horrible weather to go along with it. Rain, thunder, and lighting will be significant. Strong winds will also occur. However, the worst would have to be the cold weather. Cold weather will take place because the ash and debris will block out the sun. This could last for months (Don, n.d., p. 2). Depending on the size of the volcano, the events that occur could be more severe. For instance, a small volcanic eruption is not going to have horrible events that occur, compared to the much larger eruptions. Furthermore, the worst volcano…

    • 874 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Mount Tambora Volcano

    • 458 Words
    • 2 Pages

    began on April 5, 1815,. A shattering blast blew the mountains apart on the evening of April 10. The blast killed at least 10,000 islanders and destroyed the homes of 35,000 more. Before its eruption Mount Tambora was about 4,300 meters (14,000 feet) high. After the eruption ended, a caldera spanning some 6 km (3.7 miles) across remained. Many volcanologists regard the Mount Tambora eruption as the largest and most-destructive volcanic event in recorded history, expelling as much as 150 cubic km…

    • 458 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Decent Essays

    The Mount Tambora volcanic eruption commenced on April 10 1815, on Sumbawa one of the many Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia. Mount Tambora is one of the many volcanoes in the ring of fire and the only volcano in recorded history to reach a volcanic explosivity index (VEI) of 7. On the day of the eruption the explosion was heard from approximately 2000 kilometres away among the Sumatran islands. Mount Tambora is described as a Stratovolcano a large volcan layered within with ash and magma form…

    • 491 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Mount Tambora

    • 778 Words
    • 4 Pages

    and 9B, today I will be comparing and contrasting two major volcanoes, Mount Tambora, and Mount Santa Maria. Before I go into detail about the similarities and differences of the volcanoes, I will provide some background information on how volcanoes are formed and how they work. According to Anderson, 2012, Volcanoes are defined as a vent, or opening, in the Earth’s surface through which molten rock, gases, and ash erupt. The word also refers to the form or structure, usually conical, produced…

    • 778 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Causes Of Mount Tambora

    • 1895 Words
    • 8 Pages

    Zachary Campanelli Gsci-131 Final Paper Mount Tambora is a volcano located on the northern coast of Sumbawa Island, Indonesia. The volcanic eruption in April 1815 is the largest recorded eruption in history. Mount Tambora forms the 60 kilometer long Sanggar Peninsula, previously standing at a height of approximately 5000 meters high. After the eruption, the volcano lost most of it’s top, now standing at 2,851 meters. Today the volcano still remains active. Smaller eruptions have taken place in…

    • 1895 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Lord Byron Influences

    • 1050 Words
    • 5 Pages

    a notorious writer that influenced and gave light to many events, life subjects, and even other writings. Byron was known for writing poems that could be viewed In many different ways. A perfect example of his art can be the short poem titled “Darkness”. According to an article, “7 Real Natural Events that Inspired Works of Science Fiction” written by Lauren Davis, Byron was in a small group that included other writers such as: Mother of Frankenstein, Mary Shelly and author of the poem The…

    • 1050 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Dennise Hernandez Mount Tambora Planet Earth has several types of volcanoes. Some are simply asleep, others are definitely extinct, and many volcanoes have some activity going on, waiting to go into eruption every so often. Among these volcanoes, one is known for its catastrophic damage that caused climate change. Mount Tambora, a stratovolcano in Sumbawa, Indonesia, had been showing activity since 1812, when it began to rumble and generate a black cloud. In those times, unfortunately, the…

    • 544 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    hundreds of miles and do the most damage,including hearing loss and broken glass.The most deadly eruptions have occurred in Indonesia,with tens of thousands of lives lost to starvation. A volcano is an opening in the earth’s surface from which gas,hot magma and ash can escape.The word volcano comes from the Roman name Vulcan the Roman god of fire. Volcanoes are often found meeting points of what are called tectonic plates.350 million,or one in 20 people in the world live within danger range of…

    • 442 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    danger to others. The main people that get injured would be their guides, which most of the time would be Sherpas. Sherpas put themselves in danger each day to earn money to feed themselves or their family. In most cases, they risk too much and end up dead just to help other live their dream. That then leaves their family members with a loss and moring feelings. Sherpas dying is just one reason to why they should ban expeditions if the climbers are not experienced. Other reasons would be that,…

    • 1661 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Great Essays

    cheerily carrying three enormous photo albums, “I can’t believe you have so many pictures of you and Dad. There must be so many memories you two shared.” “Oh, thank you dear,” I said smiling. “Would you like to go through them with me?” I asked. Amelia eagerly agreed, and she sat at the foot of my bed flipping through the frail pages of the oldest photo album from around the late 1940s early 1950s. Amelia asked, “How did you meet Dad? Was it love at first sight?” I started telling her how I…

    • 1119 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 36