Physiography of Montserrat

The Island of Montserrat is a volcanic island with black sand beaches and lush tropical vegetation. It is composed of three main volcanoes which are from different volcanic episodes. At present the only active one is Soufriere Hills which is located on the south side of the Island.

Map of the Island and points of interest

View of the delta created from the Sept. 1996 erruption

Ancient pyroclastic flows