In 1986 Lake Nyos (central Africa) released a cloud of CO2 suffocated to death 1,700 people and 3,500 livestock.

In 1986 Lake Nyos (central Africa) released a cloud of CO2 suffocated to death 1,700 people and 3,500 livestock.

degassing lake nyos

degassing lake nyos

A siphon used by French scientists to de-gas Lake Nyos.

A siphon used by French scientists to de-gas Lake Nyos.

Lake Nyos - Wikipedia

Lake Nyos - Wikipedia

Lake in Africa that killed a whole village and all animals around it - WTF fun fact

Lake in Africa that killed a whole village and all animals around it - WTF fun fact

MENCHUM, CAMEROON,  Lake Nyos - Deadliest lake in the world suffocated over 1,746 people in one night

Lake Nyos

MENCHUM, CAMEROON, Lake Nyos - Deadliest lake in the world suffocated over 1,746 people in one night

Deadliest lake in the world suffocated over 1,746 people in one night

Lake Nyos

Deadliest lake in the world suffocated over 1,746 people in one night

"I could not speak. I became unconscious. I could not open my mouth because then I smelled something terrible ... I heard my daughter snoring in a terrible way, very abnormal.... When crossing to my daughter's bed ... I collapsed and fell ... I wanted to speak, my breath would not come out.... My daughter was already dead." Words of Joseph Nkwain, who on August 21, 1986, survived one of the strangest natural disasters in history. (Lake Nyos, located in the Northwest Region of Cameroon…

Lake Nyos

"I could not speak. I became unconscious. I could not open my mouth because then I smelled something terrible ... I heard my daughter snoring in a terrible way, very abnormal.... When crossing to my daughter's bed ... I collapsed and fell ... I wanted to speak, my breath would not come out.... My daughter was already dead." Words of Joseph Nkwain, who on August 21, 1986, survived one of the strangest natural disasters in history. (Lake Nyos, located in the Northwest Region of Cameroon…

Aug 21, 1986 LAKE NYOS (1986) OVERVIEW. At 9:30 p.m. on August 21, 1986, a cloudy mixture of carbon dioxide (CO2) and water droplets rose violently from Lake Nyos, Cameroon. Lake Nyos Disaster in Camaroon Africa (Caravanos)

Aug 21, 1986 LAKE NYOS (1986) OVERVIEW. At 9:30 p.m. on August 21, 1986, a cloudy mixture of carbon dioxide (CO2) and water droplets rose violently from Lake Nyos, Cameroon. Lake Nyos Disaster in Camaroon Africa (Caravanos)

Lake Nyos is a crater lake in the Northwest Region of Cameroon. A natural dam of volcanic rock contains the lake waters and a pocket of magma lies beneath the lake and leaks carbon dioxide into the water, changing it into carbonic acid.

Lake Nyos is a crater lake in the Northwest Region of Cameroon. A natural dam of volcanic rock contains the lake waters and a pocket of magma lies beneath the lake and leaks carbon dioxide into the water, changing it into carbonic acid.

Lake Nyos disaster - Wikipedia

Lake Nyos disaster - Wikipedia

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