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English: United States Geological Survey photo of 1982 eruption of Galungung (with lightning strikes). Cropped. This stratovolcano with a lava dome is located in western Java. Its first eruption in 1822 produced a 22-km-long mudflow that killed 4,000 people. The second eruption in 1894 caused extensive property loss. The slide depicts a spectacular view of lightning strikes during a third eruption on December 3, 1982, which resulted in 68 deaths. A fourth eruption occurred in 1984. Source Caption: Galunggung, Indonesia;07.25 S 108.05 E;2,168 m elevation
Español: United States Geological foto de la Encuesta de 1982 la erupción de Galungung (con un rayo cae). Recortada. Este volcán con un domo de lava se encuentra en el oeste de Java. Su primera erupción en 1822, produjo a 22 km de largo flujo de lodo que mató a 4.000 personas. La segunda erupción en 1894 causó la pérdida de propiedad extensiva. La diapositiva muestra una vista espectacular de la caída de rayos durante una tercera erupción el 3 de diciembre de 1982, que resultó en 68 muertes. La erupción de un cuarto se produjo en 1984. Leyenda Fuente: Galunggung, Indonesia; 07,25 S 108,05 E; 2.168 m de altitud
Date 3 December 1982
Source image from NOAA website
Author R. Hadian, U.S. Geological Survey


Camera location

7° 15′ 0.00″ S, 108° 3′ 0.00″ E

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