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Moments in Time #7 – La Soufrière Calamity 1902

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La Soufrière Calamity 1902

[The above photograph was contributed by Emery Wallace] Comprehensive information on La Soufrière Volcano on mainland St. Vincent can be found at the following links:


Wikipedia, the free online encyclopaedia indicates that, “Many volcanoes in the Caribbean are named Soufrière (French: ‘sulphur outlet’). These include Soufrière Hills on Montserrat and La Grande Soufrière on Guadeloupe”.

Dr. Richard Robertson, a Vincentian Volcanologist and head of the Seismic Research Unit at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago, did extensive research work on St. Vincent’s La Soufrière.


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