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Indonesia volcano Sinabung in deadly eruption
BBC ^ | 1 February 2014

Posted on 02/01/2014 9:00:43 AM PST by rdl6989

volcano has erupted on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, engulfing villages in ash and killing at least 14 people.

Mount Sinabung spewed hot gas, ash and rocks 2km (1.5 miles) into the air in a series of eruptions during the morning.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: catastrophism; indonesia; sinabung; volcano
At least 14 dead
1 posted on 02/01/2014 9:00:43 AM PST by rdl6989
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To: SunkenCiv

Volcano ping.


2 posted on 02/01/2014 9:01:05 AM PST by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

it’s my fault...I worked on a frac last week


3 posted on 02/01/2014 9:06:01 AM PST by South Dakota (shut up and build a bakken pipe line)
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To: South Dakota

That was one heck of a long distance frack!


4 posted on 02/01/2014 9:06:31 AM PST by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989


Mt. Cinnabon explodes with flavor!
5 posted on 02/01/2014 9:07:22 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: rdl6989

OK fess up, who isn’t sacrificing their virgins?


6 posted on 02/01/2014 9:07:44 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: LucyT; maggief; null and void

Conspiracy ;-)


7 posted on 02/01/2014 9:07:58 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: rdl6989

Volcanic eruptions were to blame for the “year without a summer” just about 200 years ago in 1816.


8 posted on 02/01/2014 9:09:07 AM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: South Dakota

You sure it’s not a part of global warming?


9 posted on 02/01/2014 9:09:27 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: lightman

Yes and I believe it was one in Indonesia too.


10 posted on 02/01/2014 9:10:24 AM PST by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989
2km (1.5 miles)

Reporters without calculators.

11 posted on 02/01/2014 9:10:33 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: cripplecreek

Sacrificing virgins, is waste of a natural resource.
I say we should sacrifice some of the AGW crowd


12 posted on 02/01/2014 9:11:15 AM PST by Nailbiter
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To: rdl6989

Just one question. How many gallons of CO2 did it release? Did algore buy counter-acting carbon credits for the good of mankind? (Okay, two questions.)


13 posted on 02/01/2014 9:12:24 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: rdl6989

Guess which volcano just bought some carbon credits.


14 posted on 02/01/2014 9:14:22 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: rdl6989

Krakatoa was responsible. Between Java and Sumatra. It is neat flying at night along the Indonesian island chain...you can see the glow of one volcano after another as you fly along.
This sounds a bit smaller and may not have an impact on the global climate.


15 posted on 02/01/2014 9:14:28 AM PST by Oldexpat
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To: rdl6989

Praying for those impacted by this.

And, no. We have no evidence at this time indicating the erruption was triggered by Obama operatives to incinerate records that, if revealed, would have incontrovertibly condemned the president for criminal identity fraud.


16 posted on 02/01/2014 9:17:53 AM PST by ecinkc (Keep a sharp eye, Mr Onaka, Dr Fukino, Ms Okubo. Who knows what the One you shelter will do next?)
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To: winoneforthegipper; machogirl; The Cajun
Ping

Been watching a couple of others threatening eruption too.

17 posted on 02/01/2014 9:21:26 AM PST by Errant (Surround yourself with intelligent and industrious people who help and support each other.)
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To: hoosiermama

Aww, you beat me to it! But, you were much more subtle.


18 posted on 02/01/2014 9:25:52 AM PST by ecinkc (Keep a sharp eye, Mr Onaka, Dr Fukino, Ms Okubo. Who knows what the One you shelter will do next?)
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To: hoosiermama

It is!

Warm globally, cool locally!


19 posted on 02/01/2014 9:35:11 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: Oldexpat; rdl6989

Krakatoa was responsible.

Krakatoa Katy, She ain’t no lady,
when she starts to shake her sarong,
Now Katys out in full array
For Mighty Mouse has saved the day,
for Kathy, Kathy, Krakatoa Katy.


20 posted on 02/01/2014 9:36:13 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Bet that lava is hotter then he’ll !


21 posted on 02/01/2014 9:36:38 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: rktman

Liberal calculator?


22 posted on 02/01/2014 9:38:22 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Oldexpat

Nope. It was Tambora.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_Without_a_Summer

Krakatoa erupted in 1883.


23 posted on 02/01/2014 9:38:23 AM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: lightman

It was Mount Tambora in Indonesia as well. It must have been something to see if you survived. It’s hard to comprehend an event larger than Krakatoa or St. Helens.


24 posted on 02/01/2014 9:38:36 AM PST by JimSEA
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To: Oldexpat

And the Toba supervolcano eruption about 60000 years ago nearly caused the extinction of the human race...


25 posted on 02/01/2014 9:40:21 AM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: Oldexpat

I’m envious but I did get a helicopter ride down inside the crown of the most active vulcanoe on the big island -— the day the tsunami hit. Once in a lifetime!


26 posted on 02/01/2014 9:42:11 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: cripplecreek
who isn’t sacrificing their virgins?

I can't find any....

/johnny

27 posted on 02/01/2014 9:52:08 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: rdl6989

Sinabung’s been erupting for a while now. Where has the BBC been? Evacuation of the vulnerable areas should have been done a long time ago.


28 posted on 02/01/2014 9:52:15 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: JimSEA
This is an interesting scale of the magnitude of various historic eruptions.


29 posted on 02/01/2014 9:55:14 AM PST by Oratam
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To: JRandomFreeper

Roflol


30 posted on 02/01/2014 10:02:38 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Oratam

Your graph put it in perspective.


31 posted on 02/01/2014 10:21:38 AM PST by JimSEA
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To: rdl6989
Whenever I see a story about an Indonesian volcano I think of the story of the British Airways 747 that flew through the ash cloud of just such a volcano and the ash caused all four engines to shut down.IIRC the engines were out for quite a while and the story went that some passengers were on their knees praying in the aisles.

Yikes!

32 posted on 02/01/2014 10:59:04 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Kozak
Here's the MODIS Terra image of the Sinabung eruption ( brownish blob ) ... right next to Lake Toba, which of course is the caldera of the Toba eruption.


33 posted on 02/01/2014 11:01:06 AM PST by dr_lew
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To: Gay State Conservative

And as the icing on the cake, the ash scoured the windscreens in the cockpit essentially blinding the pilots...


34 posted on 02/01/2014 11:15:06 AM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: Kozak
According to Wikipedia a member of the cockpit crew made this general announcement to passengers during the crisis:

"Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. We have a small problem. All four engines have stopped. We are doing our damnedest to get them going again. I trust you are not in too much distress."

Distress? Hell,I would have filled my underwear within seconds of realizing that all four engines were out.

35 posted on 02/01/2014 11:33:27 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Oratam

For images seen here or anywhere that you want to zoom in on try this: Image Zoom http://imagezoom.yellowgorilla.net/
It is an add on for Firefox. You just right click on an image and zoom in.


36 posted on 02/01/2014 1:45:15 PM PST by minnesota_bound
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To: rdl6989

It was a totally recall frac


37 posted on 02/01/2014 2:01:55 PM PST by South Dakota (shut up and build a bakken pipe line)
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To: Errant

Thanks for the Ping!


38 posted on 02/01/2014 5:51:26 PM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: rdl6989; 75thOVI; agrace; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aragorn; aristotleman; ...
Thanks rdl6989.

39 posted on 02/01/2014 6:49:28 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: minnesota_bound

OR.... you can just press the CTRL and + key to ‘enlarge’ the page.

CTRL and - shrink the page.

CTRL and 0 reset it to normal size.

In FIREFOX, just use the VIEW / TOOLBARS / CUSTOMIZE and there are two ICONS you can add to the TOOLBAR LINE that perform the same thing as the CTRL + and CTRL - combo.


40 posted on 02/01/2014 7:37:58 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I forgot what my tagline was supposed to say)
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To: minnesota_bound

P.S. The CTRL +,-,0 thing works no matter what browser you are using.


41 posted on 02/01/2014 7:39:54 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I forgot what my tagline was supposed to say)
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