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Synonyms for Krakatau

a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra

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On the first day, Choi visited PT Krakatau POSCO, POSCO's first overseas integrated steel mill and encouraged the local employees with a key message that the steel-mill field operation is at the core of the company's success.
With regard to a volcanic eruption offshore, such as with Anak Krakatau, assuming that an eruption is not of the scale of 1883 or even worse Tambora in Sumbawa in 1815, then as is being discussed an early warning system has to be put in place.
In a report on December 29, Indonesiaas Center of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation said that the height of Anak Krakatau went from 338 meters (1,108 feet) above sea level to 110 meters (360 feet).
Jakarta [Indonesia], Dec 30 ( ANI ): The volcanic Mount Anak Krakatau, also known as the 'angry child of Krakatoa', which had triggered a devastating tsunami striking the Sunda Strait here on the night of December 22, has reduced to a quarter of its size, Indonesia's Centre for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation confirmed.
Just when we seemed to have gained better understanding of undersea earthquake-generated tsunamis, Anak Krakatau unleashed its wrath as a reminder of this 'other' infrequent yet potentially dangerous process that could generate tsunamis.
Last Saturday, Anak Krakatau erupted, sending a wall of water two meters high - a tsunami - racing to neighboring Java and Sumatra.
Volcanologists raised the alert of Anak Krakatau volcano to the second highest level and extended the no-go zone to 5 km from the crater from the previous 2 km after its eruption triggered Saturday's tsunami.
Indonesia on Thursday rerouted all flights around the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano between Java and Sumatra islands, as it spewed columns of ash into the air, days after it triggered a deadly tsunami.
JAKARTA, Dec 27 (Reuters) -- Indonesia on Thursday raised the alert level for the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano to the second-highest, and ordered all flights to steer clear, days after it triggered a tsunami that killed at least 430 people.
The volcanology agency raised the Anak Krakatau volcanoUo's alert status to the second highest and more than doubled the exclusion zone to a 5-kilometer (3-mile) radius The eruption on Saturday evening caused part of the island in the Sunda Strait to collapse into the sea, apparently generating tsunami waves of more than 2 meters (6 1/2 feet).
The tsunami was caused by an eruption on Anak Krakatau, taking many residents by surprise because of the absence of a 'warning' earthquake.
The tsunami was caused by the underwater landslide from Anak Krakatau Volcano.
The tsunami that occurred at 9.27 pm on Saturday (Dec 22) was caused by the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano, which triggered landslides and set off the deadly wave.
Scientists including those from Indonesia's Meteorology and Geophysics agency said the tsunami could have been caused by undersea landslides or those occurring above sea level on the Anak Krakatau volcano's steep outside slope following the eruption.
Particularly when the volcano in question, as with Anak Krakatau, is already active and displaying activity such that its eruption is not a new or a surprise event," Dougal Jerram, a professor at the University of Oslo told ( the Guardian.