Soufrière Hills

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Soufrière Hills

A volcano, 915 m (3,002 ft) high, on southern Montserrat in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. It began erupting in 1995 for the first time in recorded history, causing the evacuation of thousands of residents.
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