Volcano Case Studies

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What year was the Mount St Helens eruption?
1980
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What year was the Nevada Del Ruiz eruption?
1985
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What year was the Mount Pinatubo eruption?
1991
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What year was the Mount Etna eruption?
1991-93
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What year was the Montserrat, Soufriere Hills eruption?
1995-97
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What year was the Mount Nyriagongo eruption?
2002
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What was significant about the Mount St Helens eruption?
The unpredicted lateral eruption killed 50 out of 61 people who were outside of the exclusion zone
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What made the Nevada Del Ruiz eruption significant?
Small eruption yet lahars were devistating, a high portion of the population suffered with inertia
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What was significant about the Mount Pinatubo eruption?
The presence of the American Air Base meant USGS were monitoring and encouraged locals to evacuate
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What was the death toll for the initial Mount Pinatubo eruption?
50
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How many people died from the subsequent lahars created by the typhoon 36 hours after the Mt Pinatubo eruption?
797 (final death toll = 847)
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What was significant about the Mount Etna eruption?
Constant and major lava flows heading to Zafferana, a number of attempts made to stop flow
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What was the death toll of Mount Etna?
0
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What was significant about the Montserrat, Soufriere hills eruption?
British Navy set up evacuations and people were relocated, a subsequent eruption in 1997 killed 19
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What was significant about the Mount Nyiragongo eruption?
A 'Red alert' was announced with a full evacuation however, 147 people died as they returned to loot
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