Spiral Notebook
Indonesian Volcanoes (Including Merapi) Erupt, Spurring Evacuations
by Elizabeth Rusch
November 20, 2013
 
Indonesian Volcanoes (Including Merapi) Erupt, Spurring Evacuations

Mount Merapi in Indonesia, discussed extensively in Eruption! Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives, has erupted again, on Monday November 18, spewing ash more than 6,000 feet in the air, causing some locals to flee their villages.  Meanwhile, another volcano in Indonesia, Mount Sinabung, sent ash more than 25,000 feet into the sky, triggering evacuations of more than 6,000 people from nearby villages.

You can read more here, here, and see a good video here!

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