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Thus endth the eruption

Just a brief note that the USGS has officially pronounced the eruption that started in 2004 at Mt. Saint Helens over. They lowered the alert level to “normal” after months with little to no signs of activity. The new dome that grew in the crater formed by the 1980 eruption is 125 million cubic yards…

Mt. Saint Helens Anniversary

Happy 28th anniversary of the 1980 Mt. Saint Helens eruption. The volcano had a catastrophic collapse of one side of the edifice that triggered the climatic eruption. Enjoy this clip from the CBS News from 3 days after the eruption. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYP3MZY6aw0]