Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05843
Heavy ashfall from explosive eruptions of Galunggung volcano plunged neighboring areas into darkness. This 9 August 1982 photo shows the village of Cikasasah at midday (1315 hours). The 9 August explosive eruption began at 0935, lasted about three hours, and was accompanied by detonations heard 50 km away.
Photo by Jack Lockwood, 1982 (U.S. Geological Survey).
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