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Why Krakatoa Became Worldwide News: The volcanic island of Krakatoa before it blew apart.

Krakatoa& colossal eruption in 1883 became an early worldwide media event thanks to news traveling very quickly by telegraph.

The Great Explosion of the Krakatau Volcano ("Krakatoa") of August 26, 1883, in Indonesia.  The loudest recorded noise every heard on earth.

The Great Explosion of the Krakatau Volcano ("Krakatoa") of August in Indonesia. The loudest recorded noise every heard on earth.

View of the rising eruption column of the Sinabung volcano (Sumatra island, Indonesia) today, Feb 19, 2018

View of the rising eruption column of the Sinabung volcano (Sumatra island, Indonesia) today, Feb 19, 2018

Krakatoa's fiery eruption

Risk: The smoking time-bomb is located on the Sunda Strait, between Java and Sumatra

Stock Illustration : Peak of Rakata, Krakatau or Krakatoa volcano, drawing by Theodore Alexander Weber (1838-1907), 19th century

Stock Illustration : Peak of Rakata, Krakatau or Krakatoa volcano, drawing by Theodore Alexander Weber century

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imalikshake: “ imalikshake: Arenal Volcano II by ~abrahams-david ” Weeks passed. The geysers lost some of their steam. More time elapsed between each spasm of hatred. As months dragged on I became a.

New York secret sights ©thewholeworldisaplayground

Irish Hunger Memorial, Vesey Street & North End Avenue New York secret sights ©thewholeworldisaplayground

30 metrová vlna tsunami a vyše 100 tisíc mŕtvych: Najdesivejší sopečný výbuch v známej histórií: Krakatau – Vedelisteze.sk

Lithograph from Royal Society Report on Krakatoa Eruption, 1888

This sublime architectural marvel is a rare example of an expressionist church. Grundtvig’s Church – Copenhagen, Denmark - Atlas Obscura

Grundtvig’s Church

This sublime architectural marvel is a rare example of an expressionist church. Grundtvig’s Church – Copenhagen, Denmark - Atlas Obscura

Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

It was amazing to see and hear the lava rocks coming down the mountain at night! (most were the size of a mid-sized car).

sakurajima volcan

sakurajima volcan

Paricutin - 16.07.1943 - image archives auteur non référencé

Paricutin - 16.07.1943 - image archives auteur non référencé

Anak Krakatau (Krakatau Islands) 14 - Krakatoa, or Krakatau (Indonesian: Krakatau). In 1927 a new island, Anak Krakatau, or "Child of Krakatoa", emerged from the caldera formed in 1883 and is the current location of eruptive activity. Photography by Roy Singh

Anak Krakatau (Krakatau Islands) 14 - Krakatoa, or Krakatau (Indonesian: Krakatau). In 1927 a new island, Anak Krakatau, or "Child of Krakatoa", emerged from the caldera formed in 1883 and is the current location of eruptive activity. Photography by Roy Singh

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