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Lake Nyos

Lake Nyos | Atlas Obscura LAKE NYOS Deadliest lake in the world suffocated over 1,746 people in one night

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Lake Nyos - Deadliest Lake in the World

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Lake Nyos Close Reading and Lab Demo

This close reading and lab demonstration works great with your volcanoes or carbon cycle units. Lake Nyos is a volcanic lake in Cameroon, Africa. An inactive volcano below the lake was slowly releasing carbon dioxide into the lake. As the lake overturned and and carbon dioxide was released, thousands of people and livestock in the surrounding areas suffocated and died overnight.

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How did Lake Nyos suddenly kill 1,700 people?

Lake Nyos, Cameroon, Gas Release August 21, 1986. Dead cattle surround compounds in Nyos village Sept. 3, 1986, almost two weeks after the lake's explosion.