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The eruption destroyed two-thirds of the island of Krakatoa. Eruptions in the area since 1927 have built a new island at the same location, named Anak Krakatau (which is Indonesian for "Child of Krakatoa"). Periodic eruptions have continued since, with recent eruptions in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, and a major collapse in 2018.
The eruption of Krakatoa, or Krakatau, in August 1883 was one of the most deadly volcanic eruptions of modern history. It is estimated that more than 36,000 people died.
The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa (Krakatau) in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) began in the afternoon of Sunday,August 26, 1883 (with origins as early as May of that year), and peaked in the late morning of Monday, August 27, 1883, when over 70% of the island and its surrounding archipelago were destroyed as it collapsed into a caldera.Additional seismic activity was reported to have ...
Krakatoa was a volcanic eruption, and probably the most destructive that we know about in modern times. it literally destroyed itself in 1883 and we have evidence that the tsunami it generated ...
[/caption] Perhaps the most famous volcanic eruption in recent history is the explosion of the volcano Krakatoa in 1883. On August 27 a series of four explosions almost entirely destroyed the island.
Kilauea began its most recent eruption from a middle east rift zone vent in 1983, the eruption has changed in many ways in the almost thirty years the eruption has continued with no signs of stopping.
Anak Krakatau—a small volcanic island that emerged from the ocean a half century after Krakatoa's deadly 1883 eruption—has rumbled back to life in recent weeks, spitting flaming rocks and ash ...
Krakatoa - the world's most infamous volcano. The island group of Krakatoa (or Krakatau) lies in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra. Krakatoa is infamous for its violent Plinian eruption in 1883, that destroyed the previous volcanic edifice and enlarged its caldera.
The post-collapse cone of Anak Krakatau (Child of Krakatau), constructed within the 1883 caldera has been the site of frequent eruptions since 1927. The most recent event was a brief episode of Strombolian activity, ash plumes, and a lava flow during the second half of February 2017.