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Anak Krakatau eruption July 2009 - destruction on Anak Krakatau

Hundreds of explosions have left their mark on Anak Krakatau. The slopes of the old crater and the upper forest area are dotted with impacts. The seismological sation and many trees have been destroyed.
The seismic station on the old crater rim has suffered a lot of impacts during the eruption (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The seismic station on the old crater rim has suffered a lot of impacts during the eruption (Photo: ... [info]
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A block hit the solar panel. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A block hit the solar panel. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Jorge in front of a large impact crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Jorge in front of a large impact crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Bomb impact (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bomb impact (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A 2 meter sized breadcrust bomb has landed on a tree. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A 2 meter sized breadcrust bomb has landed on a tree. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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This tree was simply decapitated by an impacting block. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
This tree was simply decapitated by an impacting block. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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This tree was hit exactly on his lower trunc.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
This tree was hit exactly on his lower trunc. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Jorge inspecting the damage to the knocked-down tree. Interestingly, it was not burnt, showing that the block hitting it was not very hot. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Jorge inspecting the damage to the knocked-down tree. Interestingly, it was not burnt, showing that ... [info]
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Iris and the large breadcrust bomb lying over the knocked-down tree. This one, too, is only dried out, but didn't burn to ashes.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Iris and the large breadcrust bomb lying over the knocked-down tree. This one, too, is only dried ou... [info]
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The heat of the bomb has dried out everything near it, but the pine trees here on the volcano are well adapted to not burning easily. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The heat of the bomb has dried out everything near it, but the pine trees here on the volcano are we... [info]
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Anak Krakatau receives lots of ash and bombs, but this provides also fertile soil for new plants and flowers. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Anak Krakatau receives lots of ash and bombs, but this provides also fertile soil for new plants and... [info]
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This pine tree has survived the impact of a lava bomb right at its feet. Only the branches immediately above the bomb are dried out, but didn't catch fire.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
This pine tree has survived the impact of a lava bomb right at its feet. Only the branches immediate... [info]
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