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|Elevation||915 m (3,002 ft) [note 1]|
|Prominence||915 m (3,002 ft)|
|Last eruption||January 3, 2009|
Chances Peak is on a destructive plate margin. The volcano itself is in the middle Caribbean plate, but this is because the North American Plate and the Atlantic Plate subducts beneath it, causing a buildup of pressure to form a volcano.
- This elevation is for Chance's Peak, the traditional high point. However the lava dome in English's Crater is currently (2006) estimated at over 930 metres (3,051 ft) : see The CIA World Factbook on Montserrat.
- Aviation Safety Network N708PA accident synopsis retrieved 2010-06-14