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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. Put Soufriere Hills Volcano and other Montserrat attractions into our Montserrat travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Touring with Sun's Montserrat Island Tours, we paid a fee and were police escorted onto the ash, dirt and rock buried city of Plymouth. A must do! You will probably never see anything like it again! 
  • Just like the title says, the volcano is a huge draw and the people keep you coming. It is both sad and fascinating to see the vast amounts of damage that was inflicted on the region and to see the sh...  more »
  • Doing this tour and riding the helicopter is such a memorable experience! Love the history and the beauty of Montserrat. It is simply majestic, undescribable, must do! 
  • 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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