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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01290

A small explosive eruption of Gamalama volcano in September 1980 is seen from the airport on the NE side of Ternate Island.  Nearly 40,000 people evacuated to a nearby island during the first two days of the eruption, which began on 4 September and lasted until the 23rd. Photo by S.R. Wittiri, 1980 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).

A small explosive eruption of Gamalama volcano in September 1980 is seen from the airport on the NE side of Ternate Island. Nearly 40,000 people evacuated to a nearby island during the first two days of the eruption, which began on 4 September and lasted until the 23rd.

Photo by S.R. Wittiri, 1980 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).


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