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February 12, 1987 | Associated Press
Deadly gas and flooding continue to pose a threat at Lake Nios in the African nation of Cameroon, where more than 1,700 people were killed by a gas cloud last summer, American scientists said Wednesday in proposing actions to ease the danger. A series of steps, including lowering the level of Lake Nios and removing dissolved gas from the lake, were recommended in the American scientific team's final report. An unstable spillway on the lake poses a threat of major flooding in the area, Edward J.
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April 1, 2001 | TIM SULLIVAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
It began quietly, with a white mist that bubbled out of this crater lake deep in Cameroon's mountainous interior. The mist formed into a cloud, dropped over a cliff and poured down lush valleys, speeding silently through sleeping villages. Minutes later, the placid lake erupted, spewing out an enormous burst of water that created a 200-foot wave--and a concentrated fog of carbon dioxide vented from deep inside the Earth.
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