Morne Watt Volcano | John Seach



15.30 N,  61.32 W
summit elevation 1224 m

Morne Watt Volcano is located in SE Dominica, Caribbean. The volcano is part of Morne Trois Pitons National Park. A major eruption occurred at the volcano 1300 years ago, producing pyroclastic flows.

1997 eruption
A small phreatic explosion occurred in July 1997, when ash fell in the Valley of Desolation.

1880 eruption
A large phreatic explosion occurred in the Valley of Desolation thermal area NE of Morne Watt in 1880.

Further reading
Shepherd, J.B., 1989. Eruptions, eruption precursors and related phenomena in the Lesser Antilles. In Volcanic hazards (pp. 292-311). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Morne Watt Volcano Eruptions

1997, 1880