GLY 1880 Topic 15

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Carbon Dioxide is odorless and denser than air, causing it to hug the ground:
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true
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An even larger quantity of gas than in Lake Nyos occurs in this lake of the African Rift Valley between Rwanda and Zaire:
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Lake Kiva
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The massive and rapid release of gas from Lake Nyos was caused by:
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a disruption to the stratification of the lake.
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Lake Nyos is occupied what type of volcanic feature?
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Marr
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Lake Nyos and Monoun expelled large quantities of this gas, killing large numbers of people:
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carbon dioxide
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Lake Nyos is in this African country:
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Cameroon
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Gradual mediation of limnic lakes can be achieved by:
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venting deep gas through a pipe
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Limnic explosions are rare and generally confined to:
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tropical lakes in volcanic regions
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The carbon dioxide in the limnic lake bottoms of Lakes Nyos and Monoun were implaced by:
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groundwater saturated from a magmatic source beneath the lake.
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Local myths, folklore, and oral traditions are potential indicators of lakes capable of limnic explosions:
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true

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