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Mount Merapi: Climbing One Of The World's Deadliest Volcanoes

“Eruption! Please  climb back down…quickly. The experts say there could be a bigger eruption later today.”

Had I not been milliseconds from plummeting 100 feet to an early grave moments earlier, this announcement from our guide would have concerned me more than it did. 1,177 more words


Yogyakarta: Quake Led to Minor Merapi Blasts

Klaten, Central Java. The frequently-active Mount Merapi experienced a minor eruption on Monday morning, scattering ash over its southeastern slopes. Seismic instruments at a government monitoring station recorded a 5.4-magnitude earthquake in Malang, East Java, on Sunday night, and the two events are thought to be connected. 344 more words


The Volcanoes of Indonesia

I have climbed Mount Bromo, and got very, very close to Mount Merapi in Yogyakarta, but I have always been fascinated by the countless active volcanoes that are dotted around Indonesia.  571 more words


Adventure Exploring the thrill of Merapi Danger Zone

Traveleggo.com - Mount Merapi is one of active mountains in the world and take a lot of international attention . The primary danger area of Mount Merapi has now been stretched and developed into an eco-tourism destination areas that attract tourists in the country of Indonesia . 174 more words


Volcano Activity - Indonesia, West Sumatra, [Mount Merapi Volcano]

Earth Watch Report  -  Volcanic Events

Thick plume of ash rising from the Merapi Volcano on November 10, 2010 and travelling to the west. From Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite, A dark brown streak down the southern face of the volcano is ash and other volcanic material deposited by a pyroclastic flow or lahar. 542 more words

Earth Watch Report