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A lush volcanic island in Indonesia provides clues about Mount St. Helens’ recovery from its moon-like state

A lush volcanic island in Indonesia provides clues about Mount St. Helens’ recovery from its moon-like state

Posted: February 21, 1997

On August 27, 1883, the volcano Krakatau in the Dutch East Indies erupted with the force of more than 10,000 Hiroshima-type hydrogen bombs, killing an estimated 30,000 people and leaving a wide swath of devastation. The recovery from that volcanic upheaval is providing scientists with glimpses of the renewal that can be expected after more… Read more »