Krakatoa eruption

Lithograph of Krakatoa EruptionOn 26-27 August 1883, map iconKrakatoa (also known as Krakatau) (click for geospatial location) erupted in map iconIndonesia. The eruption, culminating in four huge explosions the morning of August 27th, triggered tsunamis which killed over 36,000 people, was heard 3,000 miles away, and generated worldwide atmospheric effects. Image: 1888 lithograph of the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa. This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


Monique R. Morgan, “The Eruption of Krakatoa (also known as Krakatau) in 1883″

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