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Lake Toba - Caldera of A Supervolcano

Lake Toba (Indonesian: Lake Toba) is a large natural lake in Indonesia that inhabits the volcanic caldera. The lake has a length of about 100 kilometers (62 miles), a width of 30 kilometers (19 miles) and a depth of up to 505 meters (1,657 feet). Located in the center of the northern part of the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, with a surface height of about 900 meters (2,953 ft), this lake extends from 2.88 ° N 98.52 ° E to 2.35 ° N 99.1 ° E. It is the largest lake in Indonesia and the largest volcanic lake in the world.

Lake Toba is the site of a large supervolcano eruption that is estimated to occur on VEI 8, which occurred 69,000 to 77,000 years ago, and represents climate change events. Recent advances in dating methods show a more accurate identification of 74,000 years ago as a date. This is the largest known explosive eruption on Earth in the last 25 million years. According to the Toba disaster theory, it has global consequences for the human population; It killed most of the h…

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