Mont Pelée

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Mont Pelée,

volcano: see PeléePelée
, volcano, 4,429 ft (1,350 m) high, on N Martinique, in the West Indies. On May 8, 1902, the day after the eruption of Soufrière on St. Vincent, Pelée also erupted, engulfing Saint-Pierre at its base in a pyroclastic flow and killing c.
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Kipling and a good many others have demonstrated the fact that animals can express themselves in remunerative English, and no magazine goes to press nowadays without an animal story in it, except the old-style monthlies that are still running pictures of Bryan and the Mont Pelee horror.
In geography, Mont Pelee is a volcano on which French island in the Caribbean?
It was the second most deadly eruption in the 20th century after the 1902 eruption of Mont Pelee on the Caribbean island of Martinique which killed 29,000 people.
Paso entonces que el 6 de mayo de 1902, cuando las audiencias para su aprobacion por el Senado estaban por empezar, el volcan Mont Pelee, en la isla caribena de Martinica, entro en erupcion y provoco la muerte de miles de personas.
Natural disasters range from tsunamis in Newfoundland in 1929 and in the Indian Ocean in 2004, to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the Frank Slide in 1903, and the Mont Pelee volcano eruption in Martinique in 1902.
1902: The Mont Pelee Volcano near St Pierre, Martinique, erupted and killed 30,000 people: The volcano had showed fumarole activity for a while, but the inhabitants of St Pierre weren't concerned.