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The Tunguska Event Explained

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It was the largest explosion ever recorded up to that point. No one went near it for twenty years, partially because there were no roads going to the middle of Siberia where the explosion originated. Dylan Thuras explains the Tunguska event of 1908, or what we know about it, anyway. This is another episode of the 100 Wonders series from Atlas Obscura.


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250 million years ago a massive volcanic eruption in Siberia continued for a million years and defined the Permian–Triassic boundary. World changing events happen in Siberia. [shudder].
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