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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00566

Strombolian eruptions such as these in 1979 frequently occur at Anak Krakatau, the post-caldera cone that forms an island in the center the 1883 Krakatau caldera.  Submarine eruptions at Anak Krakatau (Child of Krakatau) began in 1927, and the new island first reached the surface in 1929. Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1979.

Strombolian eruptions such as these in 1979 frequently occur at Anak Krakatau, the post-caldera cone that forms an island in the center the 1883 Krakatau caldera. Submarine eruptions at Anak Krakatau (Child of Krakatau) began in 1927, and the new island first reached the surface in 1929.

Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1979.


Krakatau