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How Lakes Can Explode Like A Can Of Soda

Dec 26, 2014
Limnic eruptions, also called lake overturns, are a very rare, but possibly deadly natural disaster. The sudden eruption occurs when too much carbon dioxide is trapped in the lake's deep waters. Hank Green, of SciShow, explores such eruptions at Lake Nyos and Monoun, both located just beside volcanic fields in Africa.
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