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Large blocks of Anak Krakatau volcano, was discovered on the ocean floor

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An international team of scientists has mapped out a huge block at the sea bottom, the recent eruption of Anak Krakatau volcano.

It is an Indonesian island a volcano erupted in December of 2018. The blaze caused part of the island, in the Sunda Strait, to be deposited in the sea which caused a tsunami that killed at least 430 people in Java and Sumatra.

Nestled in the caldera of the devastating 1883 Krakatau volcano Anak Krakatau and the collapse of the left, the massive blocks of rock lying on the sea floor, according to the researchers. Earlier this year, experts have mapped the sea floor with the help of the bathymetric technology, which analyzes the underwater terrain.

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The data is in the ‘landslide runout” was presented by Prof. dr David Tappin of the British Geological Survey at the recent Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, california. James Hunt, D. Ph. the UK’s National Oceanography Centre and co-principal investigator of the study.

Image of Anak Krakatau marine landslides.
(National Oceanography Centre, British Geological Survey/United Kingdom Research and Innovation)

Here, a major marine survey on the Krakatau caldera area, carried out in July 2019, we will present new results on the outburst mechanisms for these two events, in 1883, and the end of 2018,” the scientists explain in an abstract of their research project. “The marine survey is acquired with seismic and multibeam bathymetry along with sediment coring.”

The BBC is reporting that a number of the blocks from 70 to 90 m (230 to 295 ft) in height.

INDONESIA TO WIDEN THE EXCLUSION ZONE AROUND THE ISLAND AND VOLCANO

A map of the Anak Krakatau marine landslides.
(National Oceanography Centre, British Geological Survey/United Kingdom Research and Innovation)

New tsunami simulations based on the data that were presented at the Fall Meeting by a Pro. Stephan Grilli, University of Rhode Island, new york. Sebastian Watts, D. Ph. the U. K. ‘ s University of Birmingham, discusses the Anak Krakatau’s eruption mechanism.

Anak Krakatau, which means child of Krakatau, the offspring of infamous Krakatau volcano, which is affecting the global climate, a massive eruption in 1883, which killed 33,000 people.

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The lava flows at the bottom of the Anak Krakatau (Child of Krakatau) volcano during an eruption as seen from Rakata island in the South of Lampung, on July 19, 2018 – a file picture.
(Photo credit should read FERDI are under the impression/AFP/Getty Images)

Anak Krakatau first rose above the sea-level of 1929, according to the indonesian volcanology agency.

The Asscociated Press contributed to this article.

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