Mount Tambora, also called Mont Tamboro Indonesia Gunung Tambora. Volcano mountain on the northern coast of Sumbawa island. Indonesia that in April 1815 exploded in the largest volcano eruption in recorded history. it is now 2851 meters (9,354 feet) high having last much of its top in the 1815 eruption.
The eruption of Tambora killed an estimated 92,000 people, including 10,000 from explosion and ash fall, and 82,000 from other related causes. The effects of the eruption were felt worldwide: 1816 became known as the “year without a summer” because of the volcanic ash in the atmosphere that lowered worldwide temperatures. It snowed in New England that June, and crop failures were common throughout Northern Europe and North America. As many as 100,000 additional deaths from starvation in these areas are thought to be traced to the eruption.