Krakatoa

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a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra

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The Peter Rawlinson Award was established in memory of ACF councillor Peter Rawlinson (pictured) who tragically died at the age of 48 undertaking fieldwork on the island Anak Krakatau, Indonesia.
Meanwhile, volcanic activity on Anak Krakatau, located on an island between Sumatra and Java, is also increasing, with as many as 700 instances of seismic movements recorded in a day.
Summary: Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano in Sunda Strait, straddling East Java and Sumatra, spewed ash and flaming rocks.
Anak Krakatau means 'Child of Krakatau', named so because it rose in the place of Krakatoa volcano after it blew itself apart in one of the most destructive eruptions in history in 1883.
Until now we are still on alert level but when we examined our equipment on October 27 and 28 we experienced tremors," said Anton Priambudi, a volcanologist observing Anak Krakatau.