|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|
LATITUDE & LONGITUDE:
- Latitude/Longitude (Absolute Locations)
Davy Hill: 16° 47' N, 62° 12' W
Salem: 16° 47' N, 62° 12' W
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The island of Montserrat is positioned in both the northern and western hemispheres. Located in the eastern Caribbean, the islands are surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
When Did the Soufrière Hills Volcano Erupt?
In 1995, the Soufrière Hills volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat became active. As a result, half of Montserrat became uninhabitable. As the volcano had been dormant for over 3 centuries and had been deemed inactive, this came as a devastating blow to the small island and its inhabitants.