Welcome to the volcano pages! On the following pages you will be able to explore what happens before an eruption, learn how volcanoes are formed and how the eruptions differ in different parts of the world! In particular you can use the eruption of the Soufrière Hills Volcano in 1997 as an example of how volcanoes are monitored and what the respponse is to to the threat. You can also view how the volcano gave warning signs before it eventually erupted leaving the Island of Montserrat devastated and covered in ash and lava!

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