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  1. Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a volcanic island situated in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. The name is also used for the surrounding island group comprising the remnants of a much larger island of three volcanic peaks which was obliterated in a cataclysmic 1883 eruption, unleashing huge tsunamis and destroying over two-thirds of the island. The explosion is considered to be the loudest sound ever heard in modern history, with reports of it being heard up to 3,000 miles from its point of origin. The shock waves from the explosion were recorded on barographs around the globe.
  2. Krakatoa is a Building, Venue in Mérignac.

Groups

  1. Krakatoa is a musical group.
    • albums: "We are the Rowboats", "Plan Ahead", "Togetherness"
  2. Krakatoa is a musical group.
    • album: "Channel Static Blackout"

Music

  1. "Krakatoa" is a musical single of Dolby Anol.
    • released on
  2. "Krakatoa" is a musical album of Sturm.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  3. "Krakatoa" is a composition.

Film

"Krakatoa" is a 1933 American short documentary film produced by Joe Rock. It won the Academy Award in 1934 for Best Short Subject.

Game

"Krakatoa" is a video game.

  • also known as Escape from Krakatoa
  • designer: Paul Reynolds
  • developer: Paul Reynolds
  • genre: Action game
  • publisher: Abbex Electronics
  • released in (32 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Krakatoa is a modular explosive device used for explosive ordnance disposal or demolitions developed by the British company Alford Technologies. The device is designed to fire a number of different projectiles, operates both in air and underwater, and can be used in a vertical or horizontal orientation.
  2. Krakatoa is a zoo exhibit.

Phrases with Krakatoa

  1. Tinissa Krakatoa
  2. Hypselodoris Krakatoa
  3. Species Tinissa Krakatoa
  4. Species Hypselodoris Krakatoa

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Krakatoa

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Google previewHow Mechanics Shaped the Modern World (2013)

by David Allen

Krakatoa is a very active volcano, having erupted several times recently. In addition, the terrain around the volcano is punching through the surface of the ocean quite rapidly, suggesting that other eruptions may be due soon (Fig. 11.20) .

Google previewIntroduction to Geography (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Krakatoa is a volcanic island made of a'a lava in the Sunda Strait ...

Google previewExtreme Volcanoes (2017)

by John Farndon

Krakatoa is a cinder cone. 10. 11. Extreme Volcano Damage.

Google previewEssentials of Physical Geography (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Krakatoa is a volcanic island made of a'a lava in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. The name is used for the island group, the main island (also called Rakata), and the volcano as a whole. The island ...

Google previewThe Chosen (2013)

by Theresa Meyers

Krakatoa is a small island between the Sundra Islands ofJava and Sumatra in the Dutch East Indies.” Remington whistled long and low, ...

Google previewPhysical Geology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Krakatoa: Krakatoa is a volcanic island made of a'a lava in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java andSumatra in Indonesia. The name is used for the island group, the main island (also called Rakata), and the volcano as a whole.

Google previewPhysical Geology, Earth Revealed (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Krakatoa: Krakatoa is a volcanic island made of a' a lava in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes (2009)

by Alexander E. Gates, David Ritchie

Krakatoa is a subduction zone volcano. Subduction zones are the source of megathrusts that produce such disasters as the 2004 Banda Aceh tsunami. Ocean-continent margins are geometrically similar to ocean-ocean margins.

Google previewRing of Fire: An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes by Bethany D. Rinard Hinga Ph.D.

Krakatau (or “Krakatoa,” as it was known to Westerners until recently) is a volcano in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra, the two largest islands of the Indonesian island chain. Prior to its infamous 1883 eruption, the volcano formed a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)

by Michael Lück

Krakatoa Volcano L Landfast Ice Leeward Islands Leisure Leisure Specialization Continuum Leviathan...

html Charles Johnston Krakatoa Volcano Krakatoa is ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Indonesia (2015)

by Audrey Kahin

KRAKATAU (Krakatoa, Rakata).

Google previewThe Environment Dictionary (2002)

by David Kemp

KRAKATOA A volcanic island in the Sunda Strait, Indonesia, which erupted explosively in 1883, sending at least 6 cubic km (and perhaps as much ...

Google previewThe New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments

Of recent volcanic eruptions by far the most stupendous was the outburst of Krakatoa in Sunda Strait. It has thrown fresh light on the nature and the occurrence of the explosions which form so characteristic a feature in the régime of volcanoes.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1902)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

But probably none of them has equalled in violence the great explosion of Krakatoa. Fortunately the events that preceded, accompanied, and followed that catastrophe were witnessed by many observers whose testimony has been collected ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1900)

a dictionary of universal knowledge

Similarly in our own day the terrible outburst of Krakatoa in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia britannica (1911)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

KRAKATOA (Krakatao, Krakatau), a small volcanic island in Sunda Strait, between the islands of Java and Sumatra, celebrated for its eruption jn 1S83, one of the most stupendous ever recorded. At some early period a large volcano rose in ...

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