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Katia and Maurice Krafft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Katia and Maurice Krafft. Katia and Maurice Krafft. Born. April 1. 7, 1. Katia),March 2. 5, 1. Maurice)Died. June 3, 1. Katia)June 3, 1. 99.
Maurice)Mount Unzen, Japan. Cause of death. Killed by the 1. Mt. Unzen. Nationality. French. Katia Krafft (nÃ©e Catherine JosÃ©phine Conrad, Mulhouse, 1.
April 1. 94. 2 â€“ 3 June 1. Maurice Paul Krafft (Guebwiller, 2. March 1. 94. 6 â€“ 3 June 1.
Frenchvolcanologists who died in a pyroclastic flow on Mount Unzen, in Japan, on June 3, 1. The Kraffts were known for being pioneers in filming, photographing and recording volcanoes, often getting within feet of lava flows. Their obituary appeared in the Bulletin of Volcanology (vol. Early daysKatia Conrad and Maurice Krafft met at the University of Strasbourg, and their career as volcano observers began soon after.
With little money, they saved up for a trip to Stromboli and photographed its near- continuous eruption. Finding that people were interested in this documentation of eruptions, they soon made a career out of this, which afforded them the ability to travel the globe. They were married in 1. As professional volcanologistsThe Kraftts were often the first to be at an active volcano,[examples needed] and were respected and envied by many volcanologists. Their footage of the effects of volcanic eruptions was a considerable factor in gaining the cooperation of local authorities[who?] faced with volcanic threats.[examples needed] One notable example of this was after the onset of activity at Mount Pinatubo in 1. Nevado del Ruiz in Colombia was shown to large numbers of people, including Philippine President Cory Aquino, and convinced many skeptics that evacuation of the area would be necessary.The Mount Unzen eruptionIn June 1.
Mount Unzen (Japan), they were caught in a pyroclastic flow which unexpectedly swept out of the channel that previous smaller flows had been following and onto the ridge they were standing on. They were killed instantly along with 4. Harry Glicken, several firemen, and journalists also covering the eruptions. The work of the Kraffts was highlighted in a video issue of National Geographic, which contained a large amount of their film footage and photographs as well as interviews with both. Maurice famously says in that video that "I am never afraid because I have seen so many eruptions in 2.
I die tomorrow, I don't care", coincidentally on the day before his, and his wife's death at Mt. Unzen.M. and K. Krafft CraterA volcanic crater, M.
K. Krafft Crater, of the volcano Piton de la Fournaise on the island of Reunion, is named after Maurice and Katia Krafft. The crater is located at 2. S5. 5Â°4. 3â€²2â€³Eï»¿ / ï»¿2. S 5. 5. 7. 17. 22Â°Eï»¿ / - 2. Lava erupted from this crater in March 1.
Maurice KrafftGuide des volcans dâ€™Europe : gÃ©nÃ©ralitÃ©s, France, Islande, Italie, GrÃ¨ce, Allemagne.., NeuchÃ¢tel: Delachaux et NiestlÃ©, 1. Questions Ã un vulcanologue : Maurice Krafft rÃ©pond, Paris: Hachette- Jeunesse, 1. Les Volcans et leurs secrets, Paris: Nathan, 1. Le Monde merveilleux des volcans, Paris: Hachette- Jeunesse, 1. Les Feux de la Terre, Histoire de volcans, Paris: DÃ©couvertes Gallimard, 2.
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