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164. Volcanoes: Why Are Some More Hazardous Than Others?

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In this Geography Factsheet you will find:
• What is a volcano?
• Most deadly volcanic eruptions in history.
• Factors influencing volcanic hazards.
• Predictions, forecasts and reactions.
• Case Study: Mt Pelee, Martinique, 1902.
• Case Study: Mt St.Helens, USA, 1980.
• Case Study: Soufriere Hills, Monstserrat, 1997.
• Case Study: Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of Congo, 2002.

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April 2004

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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