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Deadly Volcanoes
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It is difficult to determine with precision the number of casualties from volcanic eruptions, particularly catastrophic events that occurred centuries ago. All figures for casualties are estimates drawn from the following sources:

Volcanoes in Human History
by Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.

Vulcan's Fury
By Alwyn Scarth. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1999.

Volcanic Hazards: A Sourcebook on the Effects of Eruptions
By R.J. Blong. Sydney: Academic Press Australia, 1984.

Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions Since 1500 A.D.
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/LivingWith/VolcanicFacts/deadly_eruptions.html
Web site from the U.S. Geological Survey.




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