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Volcanic Acitivity at Krakatau

Fresh Lava Flows on Anak Krakatau
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Fresh Lava Flows on Anak Krakatau

Although most of Krakatau disappeared in the gigantic eruption of 1883, the volcano lives on in the frequent eruptions of Anak Krakatau (Child of Krakatau).

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Volcanic Acitivity at Krakatau
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Volcanic Acitivity at Krakatau

On July 31, 2011, a wispy ash plume rose above Anak Krakatau, site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions of the 19th Century.

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Krakatau, Indonesia
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Krakatau, Indonesia

The thick brown plume of ash, steam and volcanic gas rising from Anak Krakatau in this true-color image from November 17, 2010, is a common sight at the volcano

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Volcanic Activity at Krakatau
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Volcanic Activity at Krakatau

This true-color image from July 7, 2009, shows Anak Krakatau releasing a small plume of steam that blows toward the southwest.

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