Geography - Montserrat Volcanic eruption 1997 case study

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Volcanic Eruptions

A cone shaped mountain created by lava and ash being erupted from the Earth.

Montserrat Volcanic Eruption 1997 Case Study

  • 25th June 1997 at 1pm
  • Ash cloud 10km thick

Causes:

  • Situated on a destructive plate boundary. The North American plate is slowly being subducted under the Caribbean plate. 

Social Effects:

  • 19 people died

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