Title: Wallibou, St Vincent

Creator: S Poyer

Description: Wallibou is a village close to La Soufrière, a volcano on the island of St Vincent. The volcano erupted on 7 May 1902, just hours before the eruption of Mount Pelée, on Martinique (an island to the north of St Vincent). The eruption of Mount Pelée is considered to be the worst volcanic disaster of the 20th century.

This photograph was presented to the Geological Society by the Commissioner of the Imperial Department of Agriculture for the West Indies, Barbados, 5 August 1902.

Date: 5 Jun 1902

Format: Black and white photograph

Archive reference: LDGSL/1092

Image reference: 02-21

Recommended print size: Up to 6 x 4 inches (15 x 10cm)


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