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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05840

Heavy ashfall from explosive eruptions from Galunggung volcano in 1982 damaged or destroyed hundreds of houses, including these in a village near Kadong. The eruptions forced evacuation of 62,000 people living in densely populated areas near the volcano. Photo by Jack Lockwood, 1982 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Heavy ashfall from explosive eruptions from Galunggung volcano in 1982 damaged or destroyed hundreds of houses, including these in a village near Kadong. The eruptions forced evacuation of 62,000 people living in densely populated areas near the volcano.

Photo by Jack Lockwood, 1982 (U.S. Geological Survey).

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Keywords: human impacts | ashfall | roof collapse


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