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Deserted

City of Plymouth swallowed by the Soufrière Hills volcano in Montseratt, West Indies

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Visiting Plymouth

January 20, 2017

The highlight of today was visiting the ruins of Plymouth, formerly the capital of Montserrat. The Soufriere Hills Volcano blew in 1997 decimating the capital, the airport and a good portion of the homes on the south end of the island. 870 more words

Montserrat

Plymouth - the Caribbean's modern day Pompeii

Plymouth was the capital of Montserrat, with a population of approximately 4000 people. The town and the island’s main source of income was residential tourism, an offshore medical school and Sir George Martin’s famous recording facility, Air Studios. 401 more words