COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Indonesia volcano eruption sends villagers fleeing for the second time this week
Description: An Indonesian volcano that has been dormant for more than 400 years shot a powerful burst of volcanic ash into the air Friday, catching scientists off guard and sending residents returning home after an earlier evacuation fleeing yet again. Most report that the eruption is only smoke and ash and not life threatening. But some warn this could be a precursor to more earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in the region. [Source: Christian Science Monitor]
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Source: Christian Science Monitor
Publish Date: 9/3/2010
Reading Level: Basic
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