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The oldest indication of life yet found, they lived here BEFORE substantial oxygen was present in the atmosphere. They existed in a sulphur laden environment, much like the life forms found in volcanic vents.
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Two wonderful video sets with spectacular location shooting from around the world. Reports from geologists in the field, and clear, dramatic graphics combine in this stunning 13-part series to show how the immensely powerful, and at times violent, forces of geology have shaped our planet.
NEAR AND FAR-FIELD EFFECTS OF TSUNAMIS GENERATED BY THE PAROXYSMAL ERUPTIONS, EXPLOSIONS, CALDERA COLLAPSES AND MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO IN INDONESIA ON AUGUST 26-27, 1883
by George Pararas-Carayannis
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Capt. Johan Lindeman piloted the ship Governor General Loudon through the Sunda Strait as Krakatoa erupted in 1883. The ship, operated by the Netherlands Indies Steamship Company as a mail steamer and excursion vessel, was based at Batavia.
This account from the captain begins after the ship docked at Anjer at 2 p.m. on Aug. 26, headed for Telok Betong. A few quotes in the summary of events have been taken from accounts written by a member of the ship’s crew and a passenger.