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An ash plume rising above Galunggung in October 1982. Intermittent explosive eruptions had taken place since the start of the eruption on 5 April, accompanied by pyroclastic flows and lahars that devastated nearby areas. More than 40,000 people were evacuated during the eruption. Photo by Ruska Hadian, 1982 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).

An ash plume rising above Galunggung in October 1982. Intermittent explosive eruptions had taken place since the start of the eruption on 5 April, accompanied by pyroclastic flows and lahars that devastated nearby areas. More than 40,000 people were evacuated during the eruption.

Photo by Ruska Hadian, 1982 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).

Keywords: eruption | ash plume | ash | explosive eruption


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