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View of Krakatoa May Eruption

Krakatoa. Rep.Roy.Soc.Com.1888-05

The Royal Society

The Royal Society
London, United Kingdom

Landscape of the Krakatoa volcano on 27 May 1883 showing plumes of ejected material and ash falls. Krakatoa, the island in the Sunda Strait, Indonesia, erupted in catastrophic explosions on 27 August 1883. Plate 1 from The eruption of Krakatoa, and subsequent phenomena. Report of the Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society, edited by G.J.Symons (London, Trubner & Co., 1888). The plate is inscribed: ‘Krakatoa. Rep.Roy.Soc.Com. Plate I. View of Krakatoa during the Earlier Stage of the Eruption. from a Photograph taken on Sunday the 27th of May, 1883. Parker & Coward, lith. West, Newman & Co. imp.’

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