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Killer Volcanoes

Season 44 Episode 16 | 54m | Video has closed captioning.

NOVA follows a team of volcano sleuths as they embark on a worldwide hunt for an elusive volcanic mega-eruption that plunged medieval Earth into a deep freeze. They look for the signature of a volcanic eruption big enough to have blasted a huge cloud of ash and sulfuric acid into the atmosphere, which chilled the entire planet. Across the globe, it turned summer into winter.

Aired: 10/04/17

Expired: 01/31/21

Rating: TV-PG

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