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Merapi volcano (Java, Indonesia), activity update: glowing avalanches from growing lava dome

jeudi mai 11, 2006 13:48 | AUTEUR : TOM PFEIFFER

Ap press photo showing the lava flows from the lava domes on Merapi (10 May 2006)
Ap press photo showing the lava flows from the lava domes on Merapi (10 May 2006)
As the Indonesian Volcanological Survey reports, small lava flows (i.e. glowing avalanches of incandescent blocks?), are travelling down from the growing lava dome, reaching distances of up to 1500 m from the crater.
Vice President Jusuf Kalla called central Java's government authorities to evacuate residents living in danger zones to makeshift shelters.
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vendredi, mars 10, 2006

Due to lack of participants, we decided to cancel the tour to North Sulawesi and postpone it to 2007. As an interesting alternative, we can offer a special trekking tour in Java and Bali from 5-20 August instead. There are two open spaces available.

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samedi, mars 04, 2006

We hare glad to announce that we can now offer an additional date for the tour on Nisyros island, Greece, this autumn: 6-15 October 2006. Details to the tour are found here

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