LA SOUFRIÈRE FAST FACTS:
- Pronounced as [soo-fryer]
- La Soufrière is an active volcano known as the highest peak at 1234 m (4049 ft) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
- The earliest recorded eruption was in March 26, 1718 and the last one was in April 1979 with no known casualties.
- The forest’s physical structure and vegetation changes as you go higher.
- There are three major forest types on Soufrière: Montane Rain Forest, Palm Brake and Elfin Woodland.