Solomon Islands Natural hazards

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Natural hazards: typhoons, but rarely destructive; geologically active region with frequent earthquakes, tremors, and volcanic activity; tsunamis
volcanism: Tinakula (elev. 851 m) has frequent eruption activity, while an eruption of Savo (elev. 485 m) could affect the capital Honiara on nearby Guadalcanal

Definition: This entry lists potential natural disasters.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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