OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Agung’s Eruption: The Wrath of Gods?

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Bali, Indonesia. If you’ve heard of this place, it probably brings to mind a rich culture, friendly smiles, long stretches of beaches, amazing surfing spots. What may not be as popular are the volcanoes of Bali, and in particular, how myths and legends revolve around these beautiful, but dangerous, peaks.   (Top photograph by Michele Falzone)

 

Bagana - Lava Flows Galore!

Most of the eruptions we hear about are eruptions that have impacted large communities, and the active volcanoes that tend to be the most monitored are those that pose immin

Toba - The Rising Super Volcano

Supervolcanoes are usually not on your radar unless you’ve got a special interest in them.