Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat

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Observe the awe-inspiring devastation left by the 1997 eruption of Soufriere Hills Volcano, and get as close as possible to the still-active mount. A tour will take you through some of the now abandoned and destroyed parts of the island, where pyroclastic flows obliterated everything in their path. In most cases, guides will have lived though this cataclysmic event, and will be able to bring real depth to your experience here. Prepare yourself for a fascinating lesson in the power of nature. Add Soufriere Hills Volcano to your Montserrat travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Montserrat vacation builder .
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  • The Soufriere Hills Volcano started its latest eruption in 1995 and proceeded to obliterate the capital, Plymouth with its pyroclastic flows. Plymouth and the surrounding towns remain in an exclusion ...  more »
  • If you visit the island of Montserrat you must visit the volcano and explore its beauty and power. The volcano's eruption changed completely the history of the montserratians who had to move abroad or...  more »
  • We took a ship cruise there and got off the ship and hired a local driver to take us around the island. He was quite polite and lived through the volcano eruptions so he had some interesting and sad s...  more »
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  • Wow this is nice love the pics. I visited monsterrat and I loved it and am going again.if u never go u need to cause it a lovely place lots to see and the people is nice.
  • Soufriere Hills is a cone volcano, on the Caribbean island of Montserrat have done great damage in recent years. After a long idle period volcano woke up to the deed in 1995 and buried the southern part of the island and the capital, Plymouth, in ash. In the summer of 1997 came another large outbreak, where, among other things, the island's airport was completely smashed by pyroclastic flows. Since the outbreaks are starting again, approximately 7000 of the island's original inhabitants fled the island to 11000 safer places. Latest outbreak: 2012. Height above sea level: 915 m Relative height: 915 m. volcano's name means sulphur output. It is situated in the destructive plate margins.
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  • It's beautiful and scary at the same time
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