National Geographic News


PREVIOUS | NEXT

Scientists fly over the dome of Montserrat—on the Carribbean island of the same name—to monitor the volcano. The volcano has required daily monitoring since it first erupted in 1995, threatening the people of the tiny British colony and forcing them to evacuate the southern part of the island.

Photograph by Vincent J. Musi

Close this Window

© 2002 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.