Limnic Eruptions: When Lakes Explode

A limnic eruption is defined as "a rare type of natural disaster in which dissolved carbon dioxide suddenly erupts from deep lake waters, forming a gas cloud capable of suffocating wildlife, livestock, and humans." Also known as a lake overturn, it can happen quickly, unexpectedly, and with severe consequences to any living things in the surrounding area.

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Limnic Eruptions: When Lakes Explode
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