Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a caldera volcano. Calderas are depressions formed when a volcano collapses into itself. The result is a large crater surrounded by steep cliffs and possibly filled with lakes. More »

Krakatoa is a volcanic island famous for the catastrophic eruption that occurred there in 1883. The island's volcanoes rumbled for several months before finally exploding in late August of that year. More »

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When the volcano Krakatoa erupted in 1883, at least 36,417 died from the eruption itself and the tsunamis it created. On Aug. 27, 1883, two-thirds of the volcano collapsed during a chain of violent eruptions that almost ... More »

Krakatoa is a volcanic island located in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. The island measures 3 miles wide by 5 1/2 miles long. More »

Krakatau erupted partly because it is located in an area with high volcanic activity in Indonesia, according to Wikipedia, and partly because of the structure of the island itself. Smaller eruptions, that started about t... More »

Krakatoa is a volcanic island famous for the catastrophic eruption that occurred there in 1883. The island's volcanoes rumbled for several months before finally exploding in late August of that year. More »

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A caldera forms as a volcano's magma chamber empties, resulting in a loss of support for the earth above it. These bowl-shaped depressions can range in size from a few hundred meters to several kilometers wide. They are ... More »

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