Photo: "Lost Kingdom" Discovered on Volcanic Island in Indonesia



Sulphuric gases rise from the crater of Tambora, a volcano on the island of Sumbawa, Indonesia. Scientists recently discovered a small "kingdom" that was destroyed by the eruption of Tambora in 1815.

Photograph courtesy URI News Bureau


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