In brief, Soufriere Hills on the lush Caribbean island of Montserrat rumbled into life on July 18, 1995, changing everyone’s life there forever.
That is all that National Geographic has shared, but what those people experienced, over and over again, for years, was this:
…over and over again, year after year, ravaging the southern part of the island.
Plymouth, the capital city, in the 1970s:
Paul, Ringo, George Martin and friends at AIR Studios, Montserrat, 1981:
After the volcano:
The view from Montserrat today:
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