The Origin of the Volcanological Concept Nuee ardente

@article{Hooker1965TheOO,
  title={The Origin of the Volcanological Concept Nuee ardente},
  author={M. Hooker},
  journal={Isis},
  year={1965},
  volume={56},
  pages={401 - 407}
}
T HE ATTENTION OF the world was centered on the island of Martinique in 1902 when the eruption of long quiescent Mt. Pelee caused the destruction of the town of St. Pierre and its thirty thousand people. Two years later, with the publication of Alfred Lacroix's scientific report embodying the work of the official French mission, the attention of geologists was focused on his description and interpretation of the eruptions, and particularly on the phases signified by nuees ardentes, or glowing… Expand
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