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Volcano

Vents in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases erupt; also, the forms of structures, usually conical, that are produced by the erupted material. source: USGS

Indonesia: Increase in Sinabung’s volcanic activity leads to rotating road closures

7 Jun 2015, Jakarta Post, the

Authorities are applying rotating closures of roads leading to Mount Sinabung in the Karo regency, North Sumatra, to protect local residents from pyroclastic clouds, hot lava flows and volcanic ash in case the volcano erupts, the Karo Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) has said, according to an article in the Jakarta Post...


Number of volcano occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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