The Red Dragon Legend

 Approximately 800 million people living and activities within 1,508 active volcanoes hazards zone which spread across 86 countries in ‘ring of fire’ around the worlds. One of them is Sinabung were starts the prolonged eruption since August 2010 after dormant 400 years ago. Sinabung volcano eruption history noted, as 28 people have died due panic, swept by giant hot clouds in series eruption on 2010, 2014 and 2016, also continued on August 10, 2020 which affected children’s psychology.

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 The indigenous Karo tribe have been living around Sinabung volcano zone for dozens of generations, have an intangible culture in heritage as a legend of the rising ‘red dragon’ together in warns of a bad prediction of human life. Although over time the story was abandoned, and turned into a new symbol of geological science. And the abandoned history recurs be unexpected disasters in geology-exact. Indonesian disasters management data mentions, more than five million people were living and on activities inside 130 volcano hazards zone, because the reasons of the soil fertility and beautiful landscapes as tourism valuable.

 The Sinabung volcano eruption also entire the mega eruption of the complexity of volcanoes in 75,000 years ago which left the Toba volcanic lake in Sumatra islands, according geologists research. Beside the mega eruption story, based on research from the Washington University School of Medicine were led by Devin Locke in 2011, about 97 percent similarities between orangutan deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and human DNA, as well as previous research which revealed that Bornean (Pongo pygmaeus) and Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) had been separate into two species in the period 400,000 years ago as the oldest history than Toba super volcano mega eruption. Concluded the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) is one of the apes who passed natural selection due to the eruption of the Toba volcano for three centuries.

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