Mount St. Helens

volcano in Washington state

Mount St. Helens is a volcano in the Cascade Mountains in southwestern Washington. On 18 May 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted with a force exceeding 27,000 atomic bombs. The blast killed 57 people and devastated the surrounding area.

A large conical volcano.
Mount St. Helens the day before the 1980 eruption, which removed much of the northern face of the mountain, leaving a large Volcanic crater


  • Gentlemen, the uh, camper and the car sitting over to the south of me is covered. It's gonna get me, too. I can't get out of here ...,


  • Harris, Stephen L. (1988). "Mount St. Helens: A Living Fire Mountain". Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes (1st ed.). Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company. pp. 201–228. ISBN 0-87842-220-X. 
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