Monserrat Case Study

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Martha26
  • Created on: 09-12-15 19:45

MONTSERRAT VOLCANIC ERUPTION, 1995-1997

Primary Effects:

2/3 of the island was covered in ash.

50% of the population were evacuated to the north of the island. They lived in makeshift shelters.

23 people died.

Plymouth- Montserrat`s capital- became a ghost town

The airport and port closed

Much farmland was destroyed

Forest fires occured because of pyroclastic flows

Many schools and hospitals were closed

Secondary Effects:

Transport was a

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Restless Earth resources »