Mount Scenery is a potentially active volcano in the Caribbean Netherlands. Its lava dome forms the summit of the Saba island stratovolcano. At an elevation of 887 m (2,910 ft), it is the highest point in both the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and, since the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles on 10 October 2010, the highest point in the Netherlands proper.
Saba with Mount Scenery's peak in the clouds
|Elevation||887 m (2,910 ft)|
|Prominence||887 m (2,910 ft)|
|Listing||Country high point|
|Location||Saba, Caribbean Netherlands|
|Mountain type||Stratovolcano with lava dome|
|Volcanic arc||Lesser Antilles Volcanic Arc|
The Saba volcano is potentially dangerous; the latest eruption was in or around the year 1640 and included explosions and pyroclastic flows.
On 2 September 2019, Mt. Scenery Nature Park was elevated to the status of national park.
It has a hiking trail to its summit, which is one of Saba's biggest tourist attractions. Along the way up the mountain can be found all of the climate zones on Saba, including a cloud forest at the summit.
Street in the village of Windwardside with Mount Scenery in the background
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