Krakatoa


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a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra

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In 1883, the island volcano Krakatoa erupted with a series of cataclysmic explosions; the resulting tidal waves in Indonesia's Sunda Strait claimed some 36,000 lives in Java and Sumatra.
It talks about the relationship between earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis, and then discusses the various historical tsunami disasters, including Lisbon in 1755, Krakatoa in 1883, the Indian Ocean in 2004 and Japan in 2011.
Since Creamola Foam was discontinued, Scots sweet chain I Love Candy has had some success with Krakatoa foam - an imitation of the favourite.
Most of history's deadliest quakes, tremors and volcanic explosions have occurred along this weak line in the Earth's crust, including the eruptions of Krakatoa near Java and Mount St Helens in the United States, as well as the massive quake that sparked the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004.
Lugar Volcan / pais Ano de # de Causa principal erupcion muertes de las muertes 10 Monte Vesubio, 79 3 360 lluvia de Italia cenizas, derrumbe 9 Monte Vesubio, 1631 3 500 deslave, lava Italia volcanica 8 Galunggung, 1882 4 011 deslave Indonesia 7 Kelut, 1919 5 110 deslave Indonesia 6 Laki, 1783 9 350 hambrunas Islandia 5 Unzen, Japon 1792 14 300 explosion volcanica, tsunami 4 Nevado del 1985 25 000 deslave Ruiz, Colombia 3 Monte Pelee, 1902 29 025 lluvia de cenizas Martinica 2 Krakatoa, 1883 36 417 tsunami Indonesia 1 Tambora, 1815 92 000 hambrunas Indonesia Fuente: Programa Global de Vulcanologia, patrocinado por el Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Few scientists foresaw the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia or the Philippines' climate-changing Mount Pinatubo in 1991.
ne of the certainties is that in 1460 a massive volcano near Vanuatu collapsed, releasing forces 10 times that experienced when the Indonesian volcanic island of Krakatoa exploded in 1883.
PHS Overall Yacht Name Div Line Placing Elapsed time Placing 1 Flying Fish Arctos 2 47 04:05:15:17 2 Valheru 2 28 03:23:42:32 3 CIC Secure Inca 2 64 05:02:26:31 4 NSC Mahligai 1 30 04:00:09:23 5 Polaris of Belmont 2 68 05:03:42:56 6 Merit 1 18 03:09:18:53 7 She 2 62 05:01:22:34 8 LMR Solar 2 44 04:04:38:13 9 Krakatoa II 1 34 04:01:57:34 10 Wasabi 1 33 04:01:50:30 11 Obsession 2 51 04:09:06:57 12 Helsal III 1 26 03:23:17:17 13 Dodo 1 32 04:00:26:32 14 Abracadabra 2 60 05:01:18:49 PHS Yacht Name Handicap Corrected Owner Overall Time Placing 1 Flying Fish 0.
Simon Winchester is the author of many works of nonfiction, including The Professor and the Madman (1998) and Krakatoa (EXCELLENT July/ Aug 2003).
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.
Many observers suggested a relationship to the Krakatoa event and its pollution of the upper atmosphere.
Statoil will stop drilling at the Tucker and Krakatoa prospects after having drilled to a level where it is safe to stop, Statoil's spokeswoman Kjersti Morstol told news agency Reuters yesterday.
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1883: An eruption on Krakatoa blew up most of the island.
Using 12 new state-of-the-art climate models, researchers found that ocean warming and sea level rise in the 20th century were reduced substantially by the 1883 eruption of the volcano Krakatoa in Indonesia.