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Blocky (dotted with flat blocks of minerals and crystals) lava flows stream from its summit to its flanks. Three historical eruptions have taken place – two within the 18th century, the first from 1700–1710, and the latter in 1796. The earliest prehistoric eruption was believed to have taken place between 3050 and 2050 BCE.
April 2015 A catastrophic earthquake on April 25 centered west of Kathmandu triggered numerous avalanches on Mount Everest, resulting in the deaths of at least 22 people.
October 2014 A severe snowstorm on October 14 dumped 1.8 metres (5.9 ft) of snow within 12 hours in the areas surrounding Annapurna and Dhaulagiri resulting in the deaths of at least 43 people, including 21 trekkers.
April 2014 Sixteen Nepalese climbers were killed by an avalanche in the Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest. The climbers were preparing the route through the dangerous icefall for the Spring climbing season. Three others were injured and seven remain missing.(Source)