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1

What is our case study for a volcanic eruption in an LEDC?

Montserrat

2

Date when Montserrat erupted?

25th june 1997

3

Where is Montserrat?

The Caribbean Sea

4

The plate boundary it is on?

Destructive

5

The two plates that meet at Montserrat are?

Atlantic and Caribbean

6

What kind of volcano is chances peak?

Composite

7

Death of how many people who dies when Montserrat erupted?

19

8

A physical effect of Montserrat?

Volcanic ash has improved soil fertility

9

How much emergency aid did the UK government give Montserrat?

£17 million

10

Proportion of houses destroyed by pyroclastic flows on Montserrat?

Two thirds

11

What would be a secondary effect on tourism?

Reduced tourist numbers and therefore income

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