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Central Java: 2010 Eruptions of Mount Merapi, Prambanan, Karimunjawa National Park, Taruna Nusantara, Sebelas Maret University, Ratu

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Published August 17th 2011
ISBN : 9781156682098
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54 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 53. Chapters: 2010 eruptions of Mount Merapi, Prambanan, Karimunjawa National Park, Taruna Nusantara, Sebelas MaretMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 53. Chapters: 2010 eruptions of Mount Merapi, Prambanan, Karimunjawa National Park, Taruna Nusantara, Sebelas Maret University, Ratu Boko, Kambangan Island, Sailendra, Sanjaya Dynasty, Prambanan Plain, Candi Kalasan, Purbaya Polytechnic Institute, Ambarawa Railway Museum, Petarukan train collision, Amanjiwo, Agung Demak Mosque, Karimun Jawa, Solo River, Mount Merbabu, Plaosan, Satya Wacana Christian University, Indonesian National Route 1, Dieng Plateau, Astana Giribangun, Adisumarmo International Airport, Indonesian National Route 14, Indonesian National Route 3, Minto Stone, Kodam IV/Diponegoro, Mount Slamet, Mount Lawu, Samaratungga, Mount Sundoro, Mount Sumbing, Mount Telomoyo, Gedong Songo, Mount Wilis, Indonesian National Route 9, ICBRR, Mount Ungaran, Kiyangkongrejo, Indonesian National Route 6, Kedu Residency, Rakai Pikatan, GOR Satria Stadium. Excerpt: The 2010 eruptions of Mount Merapi began in late October 2010 when Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia began an increasingly violent series of eruptions that continued into November. Seismic activity around the volcano increased from mid-September onwards, culminating in repeated outbursts lava and ashes. Large eruption columns formed, causing numerous pyroclastic flows down the heavily populated slopes of the volcano. Merapis eruption was said by authorities to be the largest since the 1870s. Over 350,000 people were evacuated from the affected area. However, many remained behind or returned to their homes while the eruptions were continuing. 353 people were killed during the eruptions, many as a result of pyroclastic flows. The ash plumes from the volcano also caused major disruption to aviation across Java. The mountain continued to erupt until 30 November 2010. On 3 December 2010 the official alert status was reduced to level 3, from level 4, as the eruptive activ...