Sumatra

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tags: South Pacific Islands, Indonesia, Sumatra, geology, nature, volcano, global warming, Lake Toba, PBS, NOVA, television Sixty-two-mile-long Lake Toba, seen in the center of this satellite image, was created by the largest explosive volcanic eruption of the past 100,000 years — an eruption whose aftermath holds important clues for us today about rapid climate change,…

tags: earthquakes, tsunamis, geology I carefully follow the news of Indonesia and other places in the South Pacific Ocean because that’s where my research birds come from. So I was listening to radio reports of the recent spate of Sumatran earthquakes with great concern, worried that yet another tsunami would result. But as I listened…