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1

What is the name of the volcano?

Chances Peak / Mt Soufriere

2

Which plate boundary is Montserrat on?

Caribbean destructive boundary

3

Between which years was it active

1995 - 2000

4

On which day was the worst eruption

June 25th 1997

5

How hot were the pyroclastic flows?

1000 degrees Celsius

6

How fast were the pyroclastic flows?

120 km/h

7

What was the population of Montserrat?

11,000

8

What fraction of the population left the island?

2/3

9

How many people were killed?

19

10

What fraction of the island is now safe/habitable

1/3

11

How much did Britain donate in aid per adult?

£2,500

12

How much did Britain donate in emergency aid?

£17 million