A Conversation for The Krakatoa Eruption


Post 1


Krakatoa is NOT the largest eruption in recorded history; the Tambora eruption of 1815 was significantly greater. This is readily available information and does not reflect well on the BBC's quality of research.


Post 2


But this isn't BBC research, is it? Merely a posting by a contributor.


Post 3

The H2G2 Editors

Quite right, Rigel. There's always room for our Entries to be corrected. Entries are written by users and we endeavour to make sure that the information is as correct as possible, but we do rely on other members of the community pointing out occasional errors. In fact we have an Entry on Tambora: A781715

We'll fix this mistake now. smiley - ok And we see that you're a new visitor - welcome to h2g2!


Post 4

The H2G2 Editors

And not to miss you out, Imple, as you're a fairly recent arrival too, it seems. You're very welcome! smiley - ok

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