Large coastal landslides and tsunami hazards in the Caribbean

Richard Teeuw, Derek Rust, Carmen Solana, Chris Dewdney, R. Robertson

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With nine volcanic peaks in a 750-squarekilometer area, Dominica, in the Lesser Antilles volcanic arc (Figure 1), has one of the highest concentrations of potentially active volcanoes in the world [Lindsay et al., 2005]. Dominica is very hilly, and there have been numerous landslides, particularly on the island’s wetter eastern and northern coasts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-81
Number of pages2
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009


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