Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04976
Vehicles laden with possessions are driven down the streets of Basse-Terre in September 1976, during the evacuation of the island's capital city. About 72,000 people living on the slopes of the volcano were evacuated until November 1976, producing significant economic disruption.
Photo by Richard Fiske, 1976 (Smithsonian Institution).
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