Mt. St. Helens Volcano

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Some Famous Volcanoes

Mount Etna Volcano, Italy - Mt. Fuji, Japan - Kilauea, Hawaii - Krakatau, Indonesia - Lassen Peak, Calif. - Mauna Loa, Hawaii - Mt. St. Helens

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CVO Menu - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument __ You will find many articles about the Mount St. Helens National Monument. - From USGS -

Geography Site: Volcanoes - Mount St Helens __ You will find a general geographic overview along with photos of Mt. St. Helens. - illustrated - From -

How Volcanoes Work - the Mt. St. Helens eruption __ "The 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens is the most studied volcanic eruption of the twentieth century. Although most people were unaware of the potential for such a violent display of volcanism in the contiguous U.S., volcanologists were keenly aware of the potential danger." A detailed overview of the volcano with pictures of Mt. St. Helens. - illustrated - From -

Mount St. Helens __ "Mount St. Helens is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle and 53 miles (85 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

Mount St Helens lava dome growth: time lapse video at Geology News __ Video of the lava dome growth between November 2004 and February 2008. - From - 


Mount St. Helens Photo Gallery __ "Pictures of Mount St. Helens taken before, during, and after the 1980 eruption, as well as photos showing recovery in the blast zone and recent conditions." - illustrated - From - 

Mt. St. Helens __ Detailed information about the volcano and excellent annotated photos of Mount St. Helens. - illustrated - From Valerie A. Smith -

Mt. St. Helens Eruptions, a Photo Gallery __ Two page gallery of annotated photos of Mt. St. Helens. - illustrated - From James Q. Jacobs -


Narrative of Mount St. Helens __  A multi-page narrative of the eruption of Mount St. Helens with click-to-enlarge photos. - illustrated - From Wheeling Jesuit University -

Supervolcano may be brewing beneath Mount St Helens __ " Is a supervolcano brewing beneath Mount St Helens? Peering under the volcano has revealed what may be an extraordinarily large zone of semi-molten rock, which would be capable of feeding a giant eruption."  Learn why some scientists think so. - illustrated - From -

Welcome to the Mount St. Helens Institute __ A lot of information about the volcano, hands on activities, general information, photos, quiz and more. - illustrated - From -


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