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Explosive eruptions, such as this one in October 1978, occurred at Anak Krakatau from July to November. Initially, explosions occurred at intervals of 15-30 minutes, decreasing to intervals of 30-60 minutes in October before the eruption ended in November. Photo by J. Matahelumual, 1978 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).

Explosive eruptions, such as this one in October 1978, occurred at Anak Krakatau from July to November. Initially, explosions occurred at intervals of 15-30 minutes, decreasing to intervals of 30-60 minutes in October before the eruption ended in November.

Photo by J. Matahelumual, 1978 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).

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