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Underwater volcano disputed

  • Yuli Tri Suwarni and Syofiardi Bachyul Jb

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung, Padang | Sat, May 30 2009 | 10:34 am

PREMIUM A claim by researchers about the discovery of a giant underwater volcano in Bengkulu province has sparked debate as colleagues from another institution say there is not enough evidence to justify the claim. Muhamad Hendrasto, head of volcano observation at the Vulcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG), said Indonesia so far had only four offshore volcanos that show signs ...