1600 Eruption Led to Global Cooling, Social Unrest

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:42 in Earth & Climate

The dethroning of a Russian king and a bad year for wine harvests in 1601 can be traced back to a massive volcanic eruption in southern Peru, researchers say.

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