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Sinabung volcano photos July 2015: pyroclastic flow damage

A visit in the (evacuated) exclusion zone approx. 4 km from the summit, near the destroyed village of Sukameriah on 27 July 2015.
The road from Sibintun to Sukameriah villages (SE side) is blocked as we enter the exclusion zone (with permission) for a short visit. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The road from Sibintun to Sukameriah villages (SE side) is blocked as we enter the exclusion zone (w... [info]
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Houses of evacuated - after only little more than a few months with no attendance, the structures quickly deteriorate. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Houses of evacuated - after only little more than a few months with no attendance, the structures qu... [info]
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Damaged house due to ash fall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Damaged house due to ash fall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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This house from the outskirts of Sukameriah was located exactly at the margin of the large pyroclastic flow surge from the 28 April 2015 flow which destroyed Guru Kinayan village further west from this position. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
This house from the outskirts of Sukameriah was located exactly at the margin of the large pyroclast... [info]
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View through dead orange trees towards a grave that stands out iconically from the devastation zone at eh southern end of Sukameriah. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View through dead orange trees towards a grave that stands out iconically from the devastation zone ... [info]
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Banana trees are growing again in an area where no other trees have survived - it seems their particular structure allowed the core of the trunks to survive even hot pyroclastic surges. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Banana trees are growing again in an area where no other trees have survived - it seems their partic... [info]
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Bamboo knocked over by the pyroclastic flow surge. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bamboo knocked over by the pyroclastic flow surge. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A house was wiped away from its foundations. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A house was wiped away from its foundations. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Even large tree trunks were knocked over. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Even large tree trunks were knocked over. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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View into where once Sukameriah village was located, around a valley with lush fields inside and on both banks. Part of the pyroclastic flows traveled through this canyon and covered it with meter-thick chaotic deposits. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View into where once Sukameriah village was located, around a valley with lush fields inside and on ... [info]
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View over the northern banks of the canyon of Sukameriah. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View over the northern banks of the canyon of Sukameriah. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Water erosion quickly reworks the pyroclastic deposits, carving a new river bed into them. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Water erosion quickly reworks the pyroclastic deposits, carving a new river bed into them. (Photo: T... [info]
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sinabung_j14619.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
sinabung_j14619.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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sinabung_j14626.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
sinabung_j14626.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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sinabung_j14627.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
sinabung_j14627.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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This house's roof was simply ripped away and flipped over. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
This house's roof was simply ripped away and flipped over. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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