Krakatao


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Noun1.Krakatao - a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and SumatraKrakatao - a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra; its violent eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history
Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia - a republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions
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Given sufficient time, even the ulat-bulu (a defoliating caterpillar) die-back areas in Alan bunga peatswamp forests in Sarawak will regenerate and forest will develop on the barren slopes of the Krakatao islands by primary succession.
On August 27, 1883, a volcanic eruption totally destroyed the island of Krakatao in Indonesia.
And yes, in case you wondered, Krakatao's still bubbling away.