Top 40 Deadliest Catastrophes in History

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16. Volcano eruption at Mount Unzen, Japan

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In fact, Mount Unzen in Japan is a chain of overlapping volcanoes. The largest one, which is 5,000 feet high, is still active. The biggest eruption in that region occurred in 1792 and killed 15,000 people, and the last deadly activity was detected in 1991.

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