The island is currently increasing in size because of the buildup of volcanic deposits on the southeast coast.
The island is measured at 16 km (10 miles) long and 11 km (7 miles) wide, with rock cliffs rising 15 to 30 m (50–100 feet) above the sea and smooth bottomed sandy beaches scattered among coves on the west (Caribbean) side of the island.
The island's highest point is located in the Soufriere Hills, but a definitive height is unavailable due to the consistent eruptions of the volcano.
Scattered small steams drains the northern reaches of the island.
|Land Area||102 km2|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Democracy (Legislative Council); Self-governing Overseas Territory Of The UK|
|GDP (PPP)||$43.78 Million|
|GDP Per Capita||8,500$|
Aerial view of Montserrat Kimagic at en.wikipedia.org
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