Tribute to the Victims of Morne Rouge in Martinique

tribute to the victims of the Morne Rouge volcanic eruption

Just like Saint-Pierre, Morne Rouge also suffered the fury of Mount Pelée.

The pyroclastic flow, which devastated Saint-Pierre on May 8, 1902, only grazed Morne Rouge.

However, 3 months later, on August 30, 1902, a new explosion of the volcano completely destroyed the town.

In tribute to the 1500 victims of this tragedy, a statue was erected in the town center.

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