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Montagne Pelee, Martinique

Montagne Pelee, Martinique, 2002


Mt Pelee is a volcano on the island Martinique in
Caribbean sea. On May 8, 1902 it violently erupted,
destroying the port St Pierre and killing 30,000 people.

Trail to the summit area of Mt Pelee.

Lava domes were emplaced in the crater during the
1902 and 1929 eruptions.

View from Mt.Pelee crater to St Pierre town.

Single-cell jail from where the only survivor of
1902 eruption was rescued.