Lava - Towns Destroyed By Lava Flows

Towns Destroyed By Lava Flows

  • Kalapana, Hawaiʻi Destroyed by the eruption of the Kīlauea volcano in 1990. (abandoned)
  • Koae and Kapoho, Hawaiʻi Were both destroyed by the same eruption of Kīlauea in January, 1960. (abandoned)
  • Keawaiki, Hawaiʻi 1859 (abandoned)
  • San Sebastiano al Vesuvio, Italy Destroyed in 1944 by the most recent eruption of Mount Vesuvius during the Allies' occupation of southern Italy. (rebuilt)
  • Cagsawa, Philippines buried by lava erupted from Mayon Volcano in 1814.
  • The Nisga'a villages of Lax Ksiluux and Wii Lax K'abit in northwestern British Columbia, Canada were destroyed by thick lava flows during the eruption of Tseax Cone in the 1700s.

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