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United States Geological Survey photo of 1982 eruption of Galungung (with lightning strikes). Cropped.

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Source Caption: Galunggung, Indonesia;07.25 S 108.05 E;2,168 m elevation This stratovolcano with a lava dome is located in western Java. Its first eruption in 1822 produced a 22-km-long mudflow that killed 4,000 people. The second eruption in 1894 caused extensive property loss. The slide depicts a spectacular view of lightning strikes during a third eruption on December 3, 1982, which resulted in 68 deaths. A fourth eruption occurred in 1984. Photo credit: R. Hadian, U.S. Geological Survey

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  • Galunggung
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  • Portal:Indonesia/ST List/SP Galunggung
  • Portal:Indonesia/POTW/41, 2006
  • User:Imoeng/News
  • List of volcanoes in Indonesia
  • Portal:Indonesia/Featured picture/2006


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