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1

Where?

Volcano in Nevado Del Ruiz in the Andes

2

Effects

23,000 people killed
85% of the town washed away

3

How did it occur?

Hot ash and rock melted snow and ice

4

What did it cause?

Lahars- 40cm deep that went 50km per hour

5

How long was the volcano dormant for?

140 years

6

Where did it hit?

Hit the town of Armero

7

When?

13th November 1985

8

What was the cost of the damage?

Cost of the damage was $1 billion