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 The Eruption of Mt. Pelee (1902) Georges Méliès

A film released by French creator/director Georges Méliès in 1902 depicts the eruption on Mount Pelee.



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Mount Pelée (French: Montagne Pelée "Bald Mountain") is an active volcano at the northern end of the island and French overseas department of Martinique in the Lesser Antilles island arc of the Caribbean. It is among the deadliest stratovolcanoes on Earth.
An eruption on the 8th May, 1902, killed about 30,000 people. Most deaths were caused by pyroclastic flows and occurred in the city of Saint-Pierre, which was, at that time, the largest city on the island.

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