Friday, June 12, 2009

Krakatoa's Popularity

During 1883 one of the most powerful and well known volcano eruption occurred at the volcano of Krakatoa. Krakatoa was and still is on of the most explosive volcano eruptions. During this explosive volcano the force broke the island of Krakatau apart. In a list of the 30 biggest eruptions in world history, Krakatoa lists 21st on the list. The explosion has inspired many books and movies. The books inspired by the eruption of Krakatoa are Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Twenty-One Balloons and Songs of Distant Earth. The movie Krakatoa, East of Java ( Krakatoa is actually west of Java ). Others have been inspired such as music, television and video games.

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