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Some People may not believe the various stories of mystery and mystical smells of Mount Anak Krakatau. But the emergence of surprises in 1927, it is a volcanic mystery that is second to none in the world.

The process begins with the emergence of Anak Krakatau eruption powerful "parent", of Mount Krakatau, on August 27, 1883.

According to historical records, very powerful eruption of Mount Krakatau, shocking the world and cause the greatest tsunami in Aceh before the tsunami disaster on 26 December 2004.

Mentioned that the bursts of lava and ash of Mount Krakatoa when it reached an altitude of 80 km, while his ashes around the earth for several years.

The explosion caused a tidal wave as high as 40 feet and swept along the Gulf coast and west coast of Lampung, Banten area.

At least 36,000 people were killed that day and so-called eruptive sound heard up in Singapore and Australia. Kratakau eruption also caused a series of earthquakes which spread to southern Australia, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.

In the book "Javanese Book of Kings", mentioned that Mount Krakatau Old (ancient) high when it reached 2,000 meters with a radius of 11 km.

When erupted, the explosion resulted in three-quarters of his body were destroyed, leaving a small cluster of three islands namely Sertung Island, Long Island and the Big Island of Krakatau.

Forty-four years later was born the precursor of Anak Krakatau. It said that around the year 1927, the fishermen are going to sea in the Sunda Strait, suddenly surprised by the appearance of black smoke at sea level between the three islands.

A year after the appearance of the smoke, came the Mount Anak Krakatau. Until now, Mount Anak Krakatau continues to "grow", and the height has reached 280 meters above sea level.

To climb the summit of Anak Krakatau, required a special permit issued by the Natural Resources Conservation Center (KSDA) local. "There is a permit issued by KSDA, his name Simaksi (Conservation Area Entry Permit). "To go to Anak Krakatau, the system is not using the tickets, because Anak Krakatau is a nature preserve," said Head of Lampung BKSDA Agus Harianta.

The regulation, according to Agus is to ensure the safety of the visitors, because the Son of Krakatau often show activity that is considered dangerous.
In fact, after the earthquake and tsunami that struck Aceh in 2004, there were fears Anak Krakatoa to erupt.

Several times the activity of Anak Krakatau's status was upgraded to "beware", but the visitors still get a license if the conditions are judged to be dangerous.
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