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Anak Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)

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It has erupted, sending ash up to 3 kilometres into the air. The volcano, located in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands, erupted in 2018 that caused a deadly tsunami. Anak Krakatau, which means “child of Kratakau,” is the offspring of the famous Krakatau, whose monumental eruption in 1883 triggered a period of global cooling.

 

Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of over 17,000 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo and New Guinea. Indonesia is prone to volcanoes due to its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire, where several tectonic plates meet.