Deposits from dome-collapse and fountain-collapse pyroclastic flows at Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat

P.D. Cole, E.S. Calder, R.S.J. Sparks, C.L. Harford, A.B. Clarke, T.H. Druitt, S.R. Young, R.A. Herd, G.E. Norton

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Abstract

Pyroclastic flows were formed at Soufrière Hills Volcano by lava-dome collapse and by fountain collapse associated with Vulcanian explosions. Major episodes of dome collapse, lasting tens of minutes to a few hours, followed escalating patterns of progressively larger flows with longer runouts. Block-and-ash flow deposit volumes range from
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-262
Number of pages32
JournalMemoirs
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002

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