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Or otherwise difficult to obtain so we have selected several interpretive accounts and reprinted them as Part IV of this bookWashington DC Smithsonian Institution Press inches tall pages Bibliography index Includes several black and white illustrations plus a few color plates Also includes maps and a detailed chronology Excerpt from the preface We undertook in the centennial year of Krakatau's eruption a harder look at this classic benchmark event in the history of volcanology Like most linguistically crippled English speaking geologists our knowledge of Krakatau came from the obligatory descriptions in textbooks supplemented by a few scattered papers and the famous Royal Society report of The latter while containing many marvelous eyewitness accounts of distant effects carried no first person reports of the eruption In hopes of finding information we visited the Royal Society and with their generous permission and help photographed many hundreds of newspaper clippings letters and reports from their archives Some of this material appears in Part II of this book but it has been supplemented by library research here particularly at the Library of Congress National Archives US Geological Survey and our own Smithsonian Library As we learned about the eruption we soon recognized the importance of the monograph published by Verbeek in This impressively scholarly and timely work is filled with valuable information but only Verbeek's short preliminary report translated in Nature in mid seems to have been read by most English speaking writers We therefore set about obtaining the translations from this important monograph that appear in Part II of this books Finally we recognized that most readers would be interested in subseuent attempts to explain the various phenomena observed Many of these accounts are out of print or otherwise difficult to obtain so we have selected several i. Great reference

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Krakatau 1883 The Volcanic Eruption and Its EffectsNterpretive accounts and reprinted them as Part IV of this bookWashington DC Smithsonian Institution Press inches tall pages Bibliography index Includes several black and white illustrations plus a few color plates Also includes maps and a detailed chronology Excerpt from the preface We undertook in the centennial year of Krakatau's eruption a harder look at this classic benchmark event in the history of volcanology Like most linguistically crippled English speaking geologists our knowledge of Krakatau came from the obligatory descriptions in textbooks supplemented by a few scattered papers and the famous Royal Society report of The latter while containing many marvelous eyewitness accounts of distant effects carried no first person reports of the eruption In hopes of finding information we visited the Royal Society and with their generous permission and help photographed many hundreds of newspaper clippings letters and reports from their archives Some of this material appears in Part II of this book but it has been supplemented by library research here particularly at the Library of Congress National Archives US Geological Survey and our own Smithsonian Library As we learned about the eruption we soon recognized the importance of the monograph published by Verbeek in This impressively scholarly and timely work is filled with valuable information but only Verbeek's short preliminary report translated in Nature in mid seems to have been read by most English speaking writers We therefore set about obtaining the translations from this important monograph that appear in Part II of this books Finally we recognized that most readers would be interested in subseuent attempts to explain the various phenomena observed Many of these accounts are out of print or otherwise difficult to obtain so we have selected several interpretive accounts and reprinted them as Part IV of this book. It is interesti