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Krakatau   Listen

A small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra; its violent eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history.  Synonyms: Krakatao, Krakatoa.

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"Krakatau" Quotes from Famous Books

... put in type Dr Ernst's striking account of the "New Flora of the Volcanic Island of Krakatau" (Cambridge, 1909.) has reached me. All botanists must feel a debt of gratitude to Prof. Seward for his admirable translation of a memoir which in its original form is practically unprocurable and to the liberality of the Cambridge University ...
— Darwin and Modern Science • A.C. Seward and Others

Words linked to "Krakatau" :   volcano, Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, island, Republic of Indonesia

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