Sunda Strait Current Affairs, GK & News
The Sunda Strait is a strait which is between the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java. This strait connects the Java Sea with the Indian Ocean. The name comes from the Sunda Kingdom, a kingdom that rules the western part of Java. It also comes from the name of the Sundanese, the indigenous people of ....Read More
Triggered tsunami killed at least 281 in Indonesia
In Indonesia, a volcano-triggered tsunami has killed at least 281 people and injured more than thousand in Sunda Strait. Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern Sumatra and the western tip of Java after a volcano known as Anak Krakatoa (the “Child of Krakatoa”) erupted. Anak Krakatoa has ..
Topics: Anak Krakatoa • Caldera • Igneous petrology • Krakatoa • Petrology • Plate tectonics • Rakata • Ring of Fire • Sunda Strait • Volcanic cones • Volcanoes • Volcanology