Lake Nyos, Cameroon | 10 Things You Didn’t Know About…

In 1986, people and animals living around Lake Nyos in Cameroon suddenly died, due to carbon dioxide released by a landslide into the lake.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'12''
  • Broadcast year: 2008
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography | Natural hazards | Volcanoes | Volcanoes

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: 10 Things You Didn't Know About...
  • Episode: Volcanoes