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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International profits outside the US tumbled to pounds 11 million from pounds 87 million, the result of unexpected losses in Italy, Australia and Monserrat volcano disaster which has now cost the company pounds 25 million.